SPAR has acquired the Hungarian meat company Zimbo Perbál. The retailer plans to fully modernise the newly acquired meat plant in Perbál, on the outskirts of the capital city of Budapest.
Constructed in 1998, the meat plant will be renamed Regnum meat plant Perbál. The current 200 Zimbo Perbál staff members will continue their employment at the plant.
Meat and meat products manufactured in the Regnum meat plant Perbál will be available in SPAR stores nationwide. SPAR will synchronise production processes at the new plant in Perbál with those at SPAR’s meat plant in Bicske.
The company also plans to integrate innovative technologies in the Perbál plant, including modernised cooling technologies. In the next two years, the company will seek to upgrade the plant to ISO 22 000 standards.
”The plant in Perbál became operational under the SPAR Brand on 2 November. The number of employees in SPAR’s meat production division will be increased by 200 to a total of 600. In the last year, we produced 40,000 tonnes of meat products. Through this acquisition, we will expand our capacity significantly from 2021 onwards”, says Ferenc Horváth, Managing Director of SPAR Hungary’s meat plant.