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DAT-Schaub Group Starting Operations in Spain

04 April 2017

SPAIN - Together with local Spanish casing dealer and producer, Vicente Gallent SL., the DAT-Schaub group has entered into a joint venture, DAT Schaub Gallent S.L., on running the gut room services for Incarlopsa group on the newly constructed and commissioned Tarancon site.

"We are really pleased with this deal. Spain is the largest producer of pigs in Europe and the production of pigs in Spain is continuously growing. Spain is therefore an obvious choice for expanding our business and we are happy to enter Spain together with a well-established local company such as Vicente Gallent SL," says Jan Roelsgaard, CEO DAT-Schaub.

CEO in Vicente Gallent SL, Vicente Gallent, is also happy with the cooperation. He said, "We are convinced that we have achieved a commitment with the most important and good quality product casings company in the world and we are very proud of it. We contribute to this union with our work capacity, motivation, market knowledge, and flexibility to adapt our organization to assume new business development projects."

DAT Schaub Gallent S.L. is 51 per cent owned by DAT-Schaub A/S and will employ more than 20 fulltime employees incl. management. Operations begin on 27 March 2017 with estimated slaughtering of 3,800 pigs/day. The number of daily slaughtering is expected to increase over the coming years.

ThePigSite News Desk

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