Manufacturer of chocolate and biscuits "Mon'delis Rus" (included in the Mondelez International Group) sold the plant for the production of chocolate in the city of Chudovo in the Novgorod region, the company said.
The buyer was the company SC Johnson (manufacturer of cleaning products, "Mr. Muscle", "Dressing duckling"). Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.
"The decision to sell the plant in the city of Chudovo was made in connection with our intention to increase the effectiveness of our investments in production facilities in Russia," - said General Director of "Mon'delis Rus" Hossam Ashour, whose words are reported. Today, more than 95% of products that the company sells in Russia, produced by Russian plants. He stressed that the company will continue to invest in its plants in Novgorod, Pokrov, Sobinka and Novosibirsk.
"Mon'delis Russia" will cease production of confectionery factory in Chudovo not later than the end of the III quarter of 2017 years prior to this date it plans to complete the production of transport equipment and other Russian plants. "Plant profile will be changed according to the needs of the new owner," - specified in the message.
The plant in Chudovo (Novgorod Region) was opened in the year 1997, he produces waffle cakes "fad" Picnic bars, Candy Alpen Gold Composition. The production capacity is more than 40 thousand. tonnes of chocolate products annually.
Company Mondeluz International (formerly Kraft Foods) is engaged in the production of food and beverages. The company's headquarters is located in Illinois in the United States. Mondelez marks produces chocolate Alpen Gold, Cadbury, Milka, «Air" cookies Barni, Oreo, TUC, «Anniversary», chewing gum and lollipops Trident, Halls, Dirol, Stimorol.
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