Based 130 km west of Kyiv, the butter and cheese plant in the city of Zhytomyr is one of the leading food processors in Ukraine.The plant produces the highly recognized dairy brand “Nash Molochnik” including:
- Processed cheese
- Smoked sausage cheese
- Packaged butter
The plant has continually upgraded its production facilities. Over the last five years, Ukrproduct has invested GBP 3.9 million in the plant. The majority of the investments were spent on modernization of the processed cheese production facilities, purchase of auxiliary butter packaging equipment, reconstruction of raw material storage facilities and purchase of laboratory equipment. Following the modernization, the production capacities of the plant substantially increased as follows:
- Processed cheese production capacity increased from 1,200 to 1,680 tons per month;
- Packaged butter and spreads production capacity increased from 600 to 780 tons per month.
In September 2003, the plant received the international ISO 9001 certificate, following an audit performed by ISO-certified independent professionals of the SOVASKO Audit Company. In 2005, all stages of production at the plant were certified for quality control and system compliance with the internationally recognized ISO 14001 standard.
The plant employs over 450 people.