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Gradus is investing BGN15 million to upgrade its poultry plant in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria. | Svilen Milev,
on April 13, 2016

Gradus upgrades poultry plant in Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s largest poultry meat producer makes significant investment in Stara Zagora facility

Gradus, the top poultry meat processor in Bulgaria, has announced a significant investment in its plant at Stara Zagora in the south of the country, reports SeeNews.

A company statement reveals that the 16,000-square meter upgraded factory unit has a daily capacity of 50 metric tons of sausages, hams, pates and other products, and has cost BGN15 million (US$8.7 million).

According to the company’s website, Gradus is the largest poultry producer in Bulgaria. As well as a modern processing plant, the vertically integrated business owns a feed mill, hatchery, parent stock farms and broiler rearing facilities. Its product range includes fresh, frozen, flavored sausages, packaged and ready-to-eat.

Founded in 1992, Gradus now offers more than 150 different products and has a workforce of more than 1,100.

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