The emerging markets in CE, SE and Eastern Europe include Romania, Poland, Hungary, Turkey, Serbia.

The emerging markets in CE, SE and Eastern Europe include Romania, Poland, Hungary, Turkey, Serbia.
The emerging markets in CE, SE and Eastern Europe include Romania, Poland, Hungary, Turkey, Serbia, Lithuania.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Agrifood Sector in Romania - new development and investments

Some recent developments and investments of the Players in the agriculture and agrifood sector in Romania that FRD Center has monitored are:
  • The importer-distributor of agricultural machinery IPSO Agricultura targets to open two new regional offices in 2017, located in Fetesti (SE Romania) and Targu Mures (Central Romania). Furthermore, the company plans to introduce in its portfolio new models of tractors and agricultural machinery in 2017. IPSO Agricultura has recorded sales of EUR 152m in 2016.
  • Comcereal Focsani exploits approximately 4,500 hectares of agricultural land, out of which a surface of only 500 hectares is irrigated. Comcereal Focsani plans to implement in 2017 the drip irrigation technology on a surface of 50 hectares, with estimated investments of 2,000 – 2,500 EUR / hectare.
  • Agroserv Mariuta has a cattle farm in Ialomita (Southern Romania) that produce approximately 25 tonnes of milk per day. Agroserv Mariuta will invest EUR 5.1m in 2017 in the construction of a premium dairy plant. Established in 1994, Agroserv Mariuta is controlled by a Romanian businessman.
  • Agricola Group has announced investments of approximately EUR 6m for 2017. Agricola Group includes Agricola International SA (poultry farms and production of poultry meat), Salbac SA (production of salami and sausages), Europrod SA (production of ready meals), Avicola Lumina SA (production of eggs) and Agricola Magazine SRL (operator of a network of around 30 stores). Agricola targets to increase its salami production capacity by approximately 38% until 2020.
  • The producer of meat and meat products Diana controls the cattle farm Carvil in Ramnicu Valcea (SW Romania). Diana targets to open new stores in 2017 and to reach a chain of 50 stores by the end of the year. Diana has recorded a turnover of EUR 96m in 2016.
  • Summit Agro Romania has launched in February 2017 the Trika Expert insecticide, a unique product on the domestic market. It is a soil insecticide with incorporated fertilizer, of type G Plus innovative technology. Summit Agro Romania and the Corn Producers Association of Romania have agreed to use the Trika Expert insecticide in all the corn testing platforms set up by the Association.

More details about the Romanian Agrotechnology Market Development in the FRD Center business blog posting at

More about the Animal Farms - Dairy and Meat Processing in Romania at

More about the Agrotechnology imports dynamics in the Emerging Markets in Europe: Romania, Poland, Bulgaria and the Baltic States at

More about the New Investments in the Romanian Economy at

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