Master Good Invests in Expansion

HUNGARY - Master Good is planning an expansion at its poultry farms at a cost of HUF4.4 billion.
calendar icon 24 June 2011
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Hungarian agribusiness, Master Good, says it is carrying out a HUF4.4 billion capacity expansion at its poultry farms, reports Budapest Business Journal.

Master Good will expand broiler capacity at all six of its poultry farms and open a new hatchery. The investment will raise annual capacity for broiler and farm chickens from 12.1 million to 14.3 million. The company will also buy more birds from contractors, raising the number of broilers it processes from 16.4 million to 22.6 million a year from 2012.

Master Good's share of Hungary's broiler market will rise from 17–18 per cent to 24–25 per cent as a result.

Master Good plans to take out a HUF2.1 billion loan for the project and has already started talks with banks.

Group member, Baromfi Coop, has won a HUF1.5 billion grant from the New Hungary Rural Development Plan to support the project.

The Master Good group, comprised of Master Good and Baromfi Coop, is owned by the Barany family. Family head, Laszlo Barany, also leads the Hungary's Poultry Products Council.

Master Good targets revenue of HUF16.5 billion this year. Baromfi Coop plans turnover of HUF9 billion.

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