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About

Cherkizovo Group is Russia’s largest manufacturer of meat products.

Background About

Production assets

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14

poultry farms

12

feed mills

20

pig farms

12

grain elevators

14

meat processing and slaughter facilities

2

turkey farms

40

warehouses

>300

th ha

of agricultural land

1

oil
extraction plant

Meat and poultry brands

Petelinka

Petelinka

Pava-Pava

Pava-Pava

Cherkizovo

Cherkizovo

Kurinoe Tsarstvo

Kurinoe Tsarstvo

Pit Product

Pit Product

Our mission

We carefully monitor all changes in consumer preferences in order to satisfy the widest and most discerning range of palates.

To that end, we are constantly improving our products, including healthier options.

Our customers are at the heart of everything we do.
Our mission is to make the best meat products in the country.
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Our values

We are committed to making delicious and safe meat products

We are responsible for the results of our work to the consumers, employees, and partners. We strive to promote a healthy eating culture and guarantee the quality and safety of our products. We place a strong focus on being agile and responding swiftly to customer expectations to the best of our ability.

By developing our business, we contribute to the agricultural potential of the nation

We apply state-of-the-art technologies and latest developments in agriculture, engage best experts, and develop both our existing employees and young talent.

We are open to innovation

We have a passion to move forward by developing new ideas, solutions and recipes, and adopting best global practices, innovations and scientific advancements.

We are passionate about what we do

We always look for ways to do better and take our success further. Our top priority is to deliver quality meat products to our consumers, who are at the heart of everything we do.

We are a team of experts in meat production

We have a strong team of professionals with solid expertise and are well-positioned to tackle the most difficult challenges and set ambitious goals.

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We are committed to making delicious and safe meat products
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By developing our business, we contribute to the agricultural potential of the nation
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We are open to innovation
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We are passionate about what we do
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We are a team of experts in meat production
Our growth strategy
“Our success is closely aligned with customer loyalty. We appreciate the trust of our customers and are proud to serve them and their loved ones by offering a selection of sausages and ready-to-cook meat products of consistently high quality.”
Sergei Mikhailov
CEO of Cherkizovo Group
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Timeline

1974
Cherkizovsky Meat Processing Plant (CMPP) opens in Moscow
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1987
Igor Babaev heads CMPP
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1989
CMPP launches smoked sausage production
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1992
CMPP becomes national leader of meat processing
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1994
New sausage production unit was built at CMPP
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1995
Acquisition of Kuznetsovsky Pork Complex
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1998
Expansion into agriculture, Acquisition of Petelinskaya poultry farm
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2005
AIC Cherkizovsky and AIC Mikhailovsky, established by Igor Babaev, merge into Cherkizovo Group
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2006
Cherkizovo Group completes a successful IPO on the Moscow and London Stock Exchanges
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2007
Acquisition of Kurinoe Tsarstvo, a large poultry producer with assets in the Bryansk and Penza regions
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2008
The Lev Tolstoy Feed Mill is put into operation, the first phases of modern pig farms in the Central Black Earth region are brought on-stream, acquisition of Vertunovka, a major poultry production facility in the Penza region
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2009
A project to double the capacity at the poultry production facilities in the Bryansk and Penza regions is launched, the Company’s consolidated revenue exceeds the milestone of USD 1 billion for the first time ever
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2010
Acquisition of Zarechnaya, a poultry production facility in the Penza region, acquisition of the Otechestvenny Product, a meat processing plant in the Kaliningrad region, acquisition of pig farms in the Lipetsk and Penza regions
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2011
Cherkizovo raises more than a million pigs a year for the first time ever, launch of the Eletsprom project in the Lipetsk region announced, acquisition of Mosselprom, the owner of one of Moscow’s most popular chilled poultry brands
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2012
Grain Division established, acquisition of a swine nucleus unit and farmland in the Central Black Earth region, announcement of a joint venture with Grupo Fuertes, a Spanish company, to produce turkey meat
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2013
Acquisition of the Dankov Meat Processing Plant in the Lipetsk region, projects to double the capacity in the Bryansk and Penza poultry production clusters are completed, the pig farms in the Voronezh, Lipetsk and Tambov regions fully ramped up
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2014
Acquisition of Lisko Broiler in the Voronezh region
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2015
Cherkizovo Group and Grupo Fuertes launched the first construction phase of the Tambov turkey project, the overall grain storage capacity at facilities owned by Cherkizovo Group nears the milestone of one million tonnes
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2016
More than 900 thousand tonnes of meat products were produced and sold, Cherkizovo Group enters foreign markets
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2017
Launch of Tambov Turkey, acquisition of NAPKO
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2018
Pork production facilities of the Lipetsk-Voronezh cluster were built, Launch of meat processing plant in Kashira, Cherkizovo Group has completed the acquisition of Altaisky Broiler, Belaya Ptitsa assets acquired, Cherkizovo Group acquires 75 % of Samson — Food Products
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2019
Start of poultry supplies to China, which became the Company’s largest export market, Major rebranding of the flagship Cherkizovo brand, The Company's land bank grows to 300,000 hectares
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2020
Launch of Tambov Turkey`s Second Stage, Cherkizovo Group acquires Cargill’s chicken processing facility in the Tula Region
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2021
Acquisition of Pit-Product, a company based in the Leningrad Region
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2022
Acquisition of Krasnobor, Russia’s third largest turkey producer, in the Tula Region, Launch of Cherkizovo-Oils, an oil extraction plant 100 % owned by Cherkizovo, in the Lipetsk Region, Acquisition of Sibylla Rus, a fast food business in Russia, with subsequent rebranding, Acquisition of Vishnevsky Genetics and Breeding Center in the Orenburg Region
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Our geography

Cherkizovo Group’s operations span 18 regions of Russia, from the Kaliningrad Region to the Altai Territory.

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