Alföldi Tej is to commence pilot production in Debrecen, in Central-Eastern-Europe’s most modern cheese and powdering plant. The investment of EUR 39 million is to create 181 new workplaces in the region.
The construction and assembly works of the new plant of Alföldi Tej Ltd. in Debrecen are approaching their end. Thanks to the 4-year long investment, the dairy product portfolio of Hungary’s second largest dairy company, in addition to milk, sour cream, butter, cottage cheese, kephir and yoghurt of their own production is also extended by cheese and milk powder. Two production lines will be created in the framework of the investment: on one hand a cheese production unit capable of processing 250 thousand litres of milk on a daily basis, and on the other hand a whey powdering unit processing sweet whey emerging during production with the capacity of 250 thousand litres, which will also be capable of producing milk powder from some 220 thousand litres of skimmed milk.
Alföldi Tej Ltd. is one of the largest milk processing enterprises of Hungary. The company was founded on 30 April 2003 and first was engaged in raw material production and sales.