LLC "Trading House" Cherkizovo "is ready to supply any products to Abkhazia in unlimited quantities. This was stated by the deputy head of the sales department Oleg Agapov, who arrived in the republic in order to find business partners. A meeting with representatives of the Abkhaz business was organized by the trade representative of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Abkhazia- Vladimir Nekrasov and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Abkhazia.
"The trade mission is doing a great job of attracting serious companies to the Abkhazian market. We believe that there are many free niches in the republic that can fill Russian goods," Vladimir Nekrasov said opening the meeting.
Trade House "Cherkizovo", established in 1974, is one of the largest producers of meat products in Russia. This is not only a variety of sausages, but also poultry. In 2016, the Trade House launched a new direction - the production of turkey meat, which is very popular.
In the same year, the Trading House "Cherkizovo" began to supply its products to the countries of the Persian Gulf, Africa, South-East Asia. In the near future, the delivery of products to the European Union is also planned. Representative of Trade House announced its readiness to enter the market of Abkhazia.
The President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Abkhazia Gennady Gaguliya noted that the Abkhazian businessmen have been cooperating with the agroindustrial holding “Miratorg” for a long time and buying meat products from it. Although the product brand "Cherkizovo" is also present on the market, but it is purchased from intermediaries.
According to the President of the CCI, turkey meat is also popular in Abkhazia and the Trade House needs to organize an advertising campaign and find a distributor in the republic.
"Large concerns are always high technologies and quality products. And it would be nice if such a well-known company came to Abkhazia with its products. But episodic contacts with entrepreneurs will not give an economic result. It is more profitable to cooperate with one wholesale company that will observe the rules of the game and be responsible for its work, "Gaguliya said.
The President of the CCI recalled that today all the products are delivered to the republic through third hand, which affects the price, and often also on quality, because the rules for the supply of meat and sausage products are not always respected.
According to Oleg Agapov, Cherkizovo products are famous for their quality and price. The Trading House is not afraid of competition and is ready to compete for the client.
The Cherkizovo Group is the largest producer of meat products and mixed fodders in Russia. The group is among the top three in the markets for chicken meat, pork and meat products.
The structure of the Cherkizovo Group includes 8 poultry farms of a full cycle with a total capacity of about 550 thousand tons of live weight per year, 15 modern pig complexes with a total capacity of 200,000 tons per annum, 6 meat processing plants with a total capacity of over 218,000 tons per year, As well as 9 feed mills with a total capacity of about 2.5 million tons per year, elevators with a capacity of over 850,000 tons of one-time storage and more than 140,000 hectares of agricultural land. In 2016 the Cherkizovo Group produced more than 903 thousand tons of meat products.
Thanks to the vertically integrated structure, which includes growing grain, elevator storage, own production of mixed fodders, breeding, growing and slaughtering animals, as well as meat processing and own distribution, the Cherkizovo Group demonstrates long-term steady growth in sales and profits. Consolidated revenue of the company in 2016 reached 82.4 billion rubles.
Over the past 5 years, the Cherkizovo Group has invested more than $ 1.5 billion in the development of the domestic agro-industrial sector.
The strategy of the Cherkizovo Group includes both organic growth and the creation of new productions, as well as the consolidation of assets in the meat market of the country.