OREANDA-NEWSThe authorities of the Voronezh region have decided on the third resident of the territory of the advanced social and economic development "Pavlovsk", this is the French company Euralis Semences Group. The company plans to build a seed plant in this zone for 2.3 billion rubles, the regional government press service told reporters on Monday.

"The Euralis Semences Group company will invest about 2.3 billion rubles in the construction of a seed plant, research and seed station, logo center and seed production. The French holding will create 100 permanent jobs and 60 seasonal. In the next 7-10 days, the government of Voronezh region together with the French side details steps to start the project in the form of a road map", the press service quoted the words of the governor of the Voronezh region Alexander Gusev. Euralis Semences Group was founded in France in 1936, currently unites 12 thousand farmers, the company's turnover is more than 1.4 billion euros. In the 1950s, the company established a seed division, which research activities for the cultivation of sunflower, corn, rapeseed, sorghum.

In the territory of the leading social and economic development "Pavlovsk" at the end of 2018, two residents were registered. This is the Sladunika company, which has been cultivating strawberries, raspberries and blackberries in the "Pavlovsky" district since 2011, and is now creating an enterprise for primary processing of berries in the economic zone for 350 million rubles. And the Agroeko group of companies, which is an anchor resident of "Pavlovsk" territory and is building a pork processing plant for 14.5 billion rubles.

The territory of the leading social and economic development "Pavlovsk" was created on March 16, 2018 in the city of Pavlovsk, Voronezh region, the benefits and other support measures provided there are aimed at creating new jobs and reducing economic dependence on the city-forming enterprise "Pavlovsk Nerud", which is being developed by the largest in Europe, the granite deposit is a leader in the production of crushed granite in Russia.