A baby food production plant is planned to be built on the territory of the Center special economic zone near Voronezh. This was announced by general director of LLC Spartan Igor Grigoriev at the meeting with Head of the Region Alexander Gusev on Thursday, April 25.

The plant will produce fruit and vegetable juices and puree made of local products. The investments will amount to approximately 5 billion rubles, the construction will require a plot of 5 hectares with the possibility of expansion. Alexander Gusev instructed to work out the options of sites within the SEZ to be provided for the construction of the plant. The Head of the Region also asked to consider the options of meeting other requirements such as infrastructure and power capacity.

The production line of the company’s existing enterprise is currently being modernized along with the creation of new capacities which will increase the daily processing volume from 300 to 1000 tons of apples. The processing volume will increase in 2019. The annual production of concentrated apple juice will increase from 3 thousand tons to 12 thousand tons. The product range will be expanded through the production and sale of directly expressed juice. The specialists have built a finishing workshop for juice products, they are working on the construction of a steam boiler room and the reconstruction of the building of the apple juice and juice concentrate production shop.