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Central Asian conference "Fat-ingredients in food production"

Group of «EFCO» company, the largest vertically-integrated holding company in the Russian market of oil and fat production, held the first Central Asian conference "Fat-ingredients in food production."

The event, which participants become more 100 manufacturers of food industry of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan held 27 28 April in


For two days the conference participants discussed the current state of the oil and fat industry, regulatory and technical regulation, production trends, economic aspects and many other issues related to the specific work of the food industry. Particular attention was paid to the production of fat and oil products with a low content of trans-isomers of unsaturated fatty acids (TINF), which, according to recent studies, are one of the causes of the development of cardiovascular diseases. In accordance with the Technical Regulations of the Customs Union, the introduction of a legislative restriction on the share of trans-isomers of fatty acids in confectionery fats to 2018% is already envisaged by the year 2, which means that all producers of the confectionery, bakery and dairy industries will have to switch to new types of fats.

A nice gift to the participants at the end of the first day of the conference was a tour through the streets of the "southern capital" of Kazakhstan - one of the most beautiful cities in the world and in Medeo.

On the second day of the conference, the participants visited the plant for the production of specialized fats and margarines LLP "EFKO ALMATY", which is part of the international group "EFKO". The guests were pleasantly surprised by what they saw. Thanks to the modernization of the workshops, the installation of equipment meeting the world standards and the introduction of new modern technologies, the company EFKO ALMATY LLP managed to produce high-quality fat products in just a few months. Large funds were invested in a new production laboratory equipped with the most advanced European equipment. The laboratory specializes in studying the physico-chemical properties of fats and carries out quality control of each batch of finished products.

At the end of the factory tour the guests took part in laying the green alleys and tree-planting. According to the plan, the mall will not only become a cozy place to maintain the natural purity of the territory of the production area, but also join the Green Planet fund.

In the nearest plans of «EFCO" - creation on the basis of the Almaty Technological University Centre for Applied Studies of the first fat and oil products in the country. He will take over the function of education and awareness, and will be engaged in research activities, development of fatty foods for a healthy diet lines and innovative formulations to meet the needs of manufacturers of food industry in Central Asia.

EFKO Group of Companies is the leader of the oil and fat industry in Russia, one of the three largest companies in the agro-industrial complex of the country and ranks 8 in the list of the largest companies in terms of sales in the food industry. According to the results of 2014, the Group was included in the list of 100 largest private companies in Russia according to Forbes. The company is also among the backbone enterprises of the food industry and manufacturers of products that affect the food security of the Russian Federation. EFKO leads the market for food ingredients used in confectionery, bakery and other food industries, is one of the leading manufacturers of mayonnaise, vegetable oil, ketchup, dairy and dairy products, including products under such well-known brands like Sloboda and Altero, as well as a major producer of animal feed and poultry feed components. The company's products are exported to more than 40 countries of the world. The company's production assets are located in the Belgorod and Sverdlovsk regions, the Krasnodar Territory, the Moscow Region and Kazakhstan. The strategy of EFKO Group is aimed at profitable growth, strengthening of market positions and expansion.

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