Fire In Cherkizovoís Chicken Processing Plant Impacts Q3 Sales
European Supermarket Magazine
Oct 12 2021
A fire incident at Cherkizovo Groupís Altaisky Broiler processing plant this summer impacted chicken sales in the third quarter of its financial year, the Russian meat processor said.
The company saw a 2% year-on-year decline in chicken sales volume during the quarter, to 173,200 tonnes.
The facility will resume operations this month, the company added.
The average selling price increased by 28% year-on-year during the quarter to RUB 138.81 per kilogram (Ä1.7 per kilogram).
JV Tambov Turkey saw sales volume growth of 51% year-on-year to 15,400 tonnes, with a 5% increase in average sales price to RUB 181.68.
The meat processorís live pork production volumes declined by 17% to 57,800 tonnes during the quarter.
Sales of pork carcass declined by 47% to 12,600 tonnes, while selling prices increased by 20%.
Sales of pork cuts increased by 3 % year-on-year to 9,500 tonnes, with the average selling price up by 11%.
The companyís RTE meat processing division saw volumes up by 25% year-on-year, to 36,300 tonnes, driven, among other factors, by the consolidation of recently acquired assets in the North-Western region, while the average sales price of the segment increased by 25%.
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