DAT-Schaub group starting operations in Spain


DAT-Schaub expands its business area to include Spain by entering a joint venture with casing dealer and producer, Vicente Gallent SL.

Together with the local Spanish casing dealer and producer, Vicente Gallent SL., the DAT-Schaub group has entered into a joint venture, DAT Schaub Gallent S.L., on running the gut room services for Incarlopsa group on the newly constructed and commissioned Tarancon site.

- We are really pleased with this deal. Spain is the largest producer of pigs in Europe and the production of pigs in Spain is continuously growing. Spain is therefore an obvious choice for expanding our business and we are happy to enter Spain together with a well-established local company such as Vicente Gallent SL, says Jan Roelsgaard, CEO DAT-Schaub.

CEO in Vicente Gallent SL, Vicente Gallent, is also happy with the cooperation:

 -  We are convinced that we have achieved a commitment with the most important and good quality product casings company in the world and we are very proud of it. We contribute to this union with our work capacity, motivation, market knowledge, and flexibility to adapt our organization to assume new business development projects.

DAT Schaub Gallent S.L. is 51% owned by DAT-Schaub A/S and will employ more than 20 fulltime employees incl. management. Operations begin on 27 March, 2017 with estimated slaughtering of 3,800 pigs/day. The number of daily slaughtering is expected to increase over the coming years.

For more information please contact Communication Manager Maria Frank +45 26869114 or frank@danishcrown.dk

About DAT-Schaub:

DAT-Schaub Group is the worldwide leader in sourcing, producing, warehousing, marketing and distributing sausage casings and ingredients to the food industry. The DAT-Schaub was founded in 1893 in Esbjerg Denmark and is today present in 14 different countries. The DAT-Schaub Group  employs approximately 2,000 employees primarily in Europe and, furthermore, the company is an active partner in two Chinese joint ventures with approximately 1,800 employees.

About Vicente Gallent SL:

Vicente Gallent S.L. operates in the production and marketing of natural casings for sausage production. It offers sheep, hog, and beef natural casings. The company also imports and exports casings worldwide. It offers products through a network of national and international distributors, as well as sales channel. The company was founded in 1990 and is based in Valencia, Spain. It has production plants in China, Morocco, Turkey, and Brazil.



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