Vion modernises Vilshofen pig abbatoir

30-12-2008 | |

Vion will extend and modernise its pig slaughterhouse in the South German town Vilshofen. The cooling capacities will be doubled and the truck wash facility will be upgraded to a more modern one.

The costs will be around €5 million. With these enlargement of the plant, the slaughter capacity will be increased from 15,000 to 18,000 pigs per week.

Vion Food Group (based in the Netherlands) is an international food company and has production and sales branches on all continents. It has more than 35,000 staff members worldwide and has an annual turnover of €9.6 billion.


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