On August 4, a solemn ceremony of laying the foundation stone for the construction of the production complex to manufacture food products by FOODY Sosenskiy LLC was held on Sosensky Priority Social and Economic Development Area in Kaluga Region. The event was attended by Vladislav Shapsha, Acting Governor of the Kaluga Region and Dmitry Butuzov, Director General of FOODY Sosenskiy LLC.
Total volume of investments in the project amounts to RUB 620 mln. Opening of the enterprise and start of production is planned for the end of 2021 – the beginning of 2022.
The enterprise will produce Mac&Cheese pasta with cheese sauces of different flavors, which is a popular light cooking dish all over the world.
According to Vladislav Shapsha, the construction of Foody Industrial Complex will be a powerful stimulus for the development of the entire food industry in the Kaluga Region. "We are interested in ensuring that each stage of this project is successful and the plant is put into operation exactly on schedule," added the Acting Governor of the region. It is important that the company intends to develop cooperation with local suppliers of raw materials. We particularly welcome such projects and will continue to provide full support”.
Dmitry Butuzov, in its turn, expressed gratitude to the regional team for their assistance in implementing the project: "It is very comfortable for us to work here. All issues are resolved quickly and efficiently. We hope that the construction of the plant will allow us to increase the range of products and improve their quality. Which is more important, by 2023 we are plan to create about 300 jobs at the enterprise, and with the opening of the second stage of production, we will be able to employ about 500 more people."
Foody is an innovator in the production of easily prepared high-quality products. The Company’s primary activity is the development of original recipes for long-term storage sauces, creation and introduction of new multi-component food products into production and their promotion. While manufacturing Mac&Cheese products, the enterprise uses 90% of the Russian raw material base.