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In Jelgava, a vegan food factory will be built in the region of 7 million euros

Friday, November 16, Andris Rāvins, Chairman of the Jelgava City Council and Markuss Masins, Board Member of SIA "Natural Food", signed a memorandum of understanding, which provides for the construction of a new plant for vegetarians and vegetarians in the municipality in Prohorova Street 13, a portal for jellyfish .lv

The company's main business is developing recipes for vegan and vegetarian food, developing, producing and distributing recycling technology. The main product is a beverage from leguminous protein – an alternative to cow's milk. The company also intends to produce snacks from peanut protein.

The cooperation agreement that a production building of at least 4,000 square meters will be built at Prohorova Street 13. The total investment in the production unit is planned at 7,000,000 Euros. The source of investment is the capital of German investors. At present, factory design work is underway, but by 2019 it is planned to begin construction to begin production of real products in Jelgava by 2020. The first product – a drink derived from leguminous proteins – has now been developed. As long as the company does not have a factory in Latvia, testing for this product will begin in Poland in a few weeks, and first this product will be on store shelves in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The company plans to create at least 61 new jobs at the Jelgava plant.

The cooperation agreement was signed by the managing director of the municipalities of Jelgava Irēna Škutanė and M.Masina stipulating that the municipality of Jelgava would provide engineering networks and road access in accordance with the project "Structuring technical infrastructure for business development in degraded areas", which was jointly funded by the European Regional Development Fund. The project aims to rebuild and rebuild the streets of Garozas, Prohorova and Neretas, rebuild and expand lanes, and build bus stops, lighting, engineering networks, a combination of pedestrian and cycling paths. Improved outdated road infrastructure is scheduled for 2019 and 2020.


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