From a small pig farm to a vertically integrated swine producer
PIC and Otrada entered into a strategic relationship
Otrada became the exclusive partner in Russia, Kazakhstan, Georgia and Armenia for PIC’s danish lines. This relationship combines PIC’s leading genetic program and genetics with Otrada’s operational excellence in elite genetic production, distribution and customer service.
"First deliveries of animals for export"
Otrada obtained an export permission to supply animals to Georgia. The company passed a long way from simple plans to actual deliveries: successful audit of farms by specialists from Rosselkhoznadzor and then by the Georgian veterinary.
A new retail chain ‘Myaso Est’ has been launched
First shops under the brand ‘Myaso Est’ were opened in Lipetsk. The brand was created for selling high-quality chilled pork and by-products from the company’s own farms at affordable prices.
10,000 ha of land acquired in Stanovlyanskiy District
Otrada purchased land plots in Stanovlyanskiy District (Lipetsk Region) for its further expansion in pig production. This new cluster will be developed in 2018-2020 as a fully vertically integrated operation from land farming to slaughtering with a main focus on breeding animals.
Otrada Group rebranded
Seven companies, each operating at a particular stage of the pork value chain, were rebranded as Otrada Group.
Three Moyalino shops opened in Lipetsk
Moyalino opened three more butcher shops in Lipetsk, including two outlets in shopping malls.
Delivery of breeding animals with climate controlled trucks
Otrada bought climate controlled trucks with a built-in air filtration system to ensure safe transportation of animals between its sites and to customers’ locations.
30,000 t grain facility constructed
Ten grain storage silos are used to store grain and other components for our in-house feed production.
Three Moyalino shops opened
Three new Moyalino-branded butcher shops were opened in Lipetsk to cater to more customers and provide them with top-quality, tasty meat.
Official livestock breeder status obtained
Otrada Farms was officially recognized by the Russian Ministry of Agriculture as a Genetic Selection Center.
6,000 ha of arable land purchased in Terbuny
Otrada purchased arable land in Terbuny (Lipetsk) to provide itself with a sufficient amount of highest quality grain for its swine operations.
First Moyalino shop opened
The first Moyalino shop was opened to start a unique butcher retail chain offering customers fully traceable, farm-to-shelf meat of the highest quality.
First crop harvested
Otrada took its first harvest from the fields located in Dobrinka and Terbuny near Lipetsk.
Farm 4: second 2,300-sow farm project launched
Otrada started the construction of its new multiplication farm in Bogoroditskoye (Dobrinka, Lipetsk).
Farm 3: old facility acquired and remodeled
An old facility in Usman (Lipetsk) was remodeled and upgraded to become a state-of-the-industry 700-sow commercial farm.
First slaughterhouse commissioned
Otrada’s first slaughterhouse was brought into operation to guarantee the highest quality and safety of meat.
Feed mill construction
Striving to secure a sufficient volume of high-quality feeds, Otrada started a feed mill in Pushkino (Dobrinka, Lipetsk) to fully cover its needs.
Official multiplier status
Otrada was officially certified as a multiplier by the Russian Ministry of Agriculture.
Farm 2: 2,300-sow farm project launched
Otrada started the construction of a greenfield 2,300-sow multiplication farm in Dobrinka (Lipetsk Oblast). The farm is divided into two sites, Farrow to Feed (Alexandrovka) and Feed to Finish (Pushkino).
The first hogs produced at Farm 1 in Bolshaya Otrada (Dobrinka, Lipetsk) were sold to customers.
Farm 1: 1,000-sow farm remodeled
Otrada remodeled an old Soviet-era farm located in the village of Bolshaya Otrada (Dobrinka, Lipetsk) to turn it into a state-of-the-industry 1,000-sow production facility.
Incorporation of OtradaGen
OtradaGen was established in Lipetsk by a group of Russian and foreign investors.