Investment Promotion Agency of Rostov Region

News Room

10 July

THE DON MARS PLANT PLANS REACHING FULL CAPACITY BY DECEMBER 2017

"The Mars plant producing pet food in the Rostov region is planning to reach its full capacity by December of this year," - said the CEO of the enterprise Andrey Yakovlev during a meeting with deputies of the regional Legislative Assembly at the Mars production site in the Aksai district. The Don parliament members studied the process of Mars project implementation from the report of the Investment Promotion Agency of Rostov Region over the work done in the 1st half of 2017.

According to the Investment Promotion Agency of Rostov Region, at present the Don plant of Mars is in the commissioning mode. The grand opening is scheduled for October 2017.
"Mars has invested over 4 billion rubles into the first line of the project in the Rostov region, in the future the prospect of expanding the project, doubling production is quite real," notes the CEO of the Investment Promotion Agency of Rostov Region Igor Burakov.

As said by Mars director for development of pet food production Mikhail Rebrov, the priority market for the products of the new factory is the South of Russia. In its turn, the company is also interested in the backward process - the supply of raw materials for the pet food production, packaging materials from the Rostov region manufacturers, which will positively affect the cost price, the competitive ability of the products of the Don Mars plant.

The project in the Rostov region is one of Mars' largest investments into the development of Russian production assets over the past 10 years. The project is included into the "Governor's hundred" of high-priority investment projects of the Don region.