was founded in 1999
We have been implementing the strategy to create the vertically integrated agro-industrial holding Company since day one, with a full production cycle of cultivation, processing, storage, and sales of agricultural produce.
The group initially focused on producing grain and oil-bearing crops cultivated on the lands of Krasnodar and Stavropol Krais.
AGRICO consistently adopts cutting-edge technologies, uses the best seeds, fertilizers, and plant protection agents possible, works with foreign specialists: agronomists, engineers, and technicians. This helped AGRICO group of companies to be consistently ranked on the lists of the largest agricultural producers in Russia. Agrofirm Zolotaya Niva LLC has hit the top 10 of the largest and the most efficient grain-producing enterprises. On top of that, both Agrofirm Zolotaya Niva LLC and Rus, OJSC became members of the Agro-300 club.
The total grain storage capacity of AGRICO elevators have reached a colossal 260,000 metric tons.
Having reached the leading positions in crop production, AGRICO proceeded to the next stage of strategy implementation, the construction of the largest modern swine facility in the Southern Federal District
2006 – the first stage of the Swine Facility Gvardia in Krasnogvardeysky District of Stavropol Krai was put into operation. It is designed for management of 4,000 sows and fattening of more than 80,000 pigs annually. Gvardia became the first Swine Facility in Russia within the priority national project “Development of Agro-Industrial Complex.”
2007 – A feed mill was put into operation in Krasnogvardeyskoye, Stavropol Krai as part of its elevator. The feed mill provides the full supply of high-quality feed to the Swine Facility.
2007 – the Company started to implement the Vegetable Production project involving the cultivation of potatoes, onions, beetroot, and carrots. The irrigated land area currently amounts to 2,000 ha in Krasnogvardeysky District of Stavropol Krai.
Putting every new plant into operation streamlines the process chain of production.
2009 – a modern vegetable storage complex with the capacity of 30,000 metric tons was put into operation, with installed equipment for sorting, washing, and packaging of vegetable products.
2010 – AGRICO group of companies started up the largest meat processing plant in the North Caucasus Federal District, located in Shturm settlement of Krasnogvardeysky District. Operating at full capacity, it will produce up to 45,000 metric tons of pork in slaughter weight annually.
2013 – the first sites of the second stage of the Swine Facility were put into operation; the design capacity of the complex is 270,000 fattening pigs and 13,500 sows.
2016 – the second stage of the Pig Farm was completed and put into operation, increasing the overall capacity of the farm up to 420,000 fattening heads per year.
2017 – the development roadmap for AGRICO group of companies within the territory of Agro-Industrial Park Stavropolye was developed and approved.
2018 – the Company began the construction of the Meat Processing Plant within the Regional Industrial Park STAVROPOLYE.