Dairy-owner of the brand “Vologda butter” again put up for auction

Dairy-owner of the brand “Vologda butter” again put up for auction


ST. PETERSBURG, January 13. /Corr. Svetlana Afonina/. Dairy plant named after Vereshchagin (Vologda region) re-tendered. The company’s assets is estimated at 1,08 billion roubles, the auctions on sale of 100% of the shares are scheduled for February 17, reported the press service of the organizer, the Russian auction house (RAD). Against privatization of previously addressed by the regional authorities and local activists.

The company owns a copyright in the recipe and the brand “Vologda butter”. Half the cost of the plant is 500 million rubles – accounts for the cost of this trademark, it follows from the RAD. In the same amount assessed the other assets and property.

The first auction

Enterprise owned by the Federal government, for the first time put up for sale in April 2015.

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Vologda region has declared that is ready to invest from budget and develop a program of development of the plant until 2020. Governor Oleg Kuvshinnikov said that, according to him, potential buyers are foreign investors, and the region would like to convey to foreigners the unique brand of oil. The administration also feared for the fate of the educational-industrial complex of dairy, where she interned for the students.

GLAD to have confirmed that trading in 2015 have been cancelled in connection with the initiative of the region. The administration was asked to exclude the company from the privatization plan and pass it to the ownership of the Vologda region. “To date, the development is considered to be inexpedient: not supported by the first Deputy Chairman of the RF government I. I. Shuvalov and in accordance with the instructions of the Minister of economic development of the Russian Federation A.V. Ulyukaev, the object offered for re-sale”, reported the press service of GLAD.

The regional government is still against privatization

The Vologda authorities hope that the shares of the plant will be transferred to the ownership of the area. As have informed in a press-service of the regional government, this was stated by Deputy Governor Nikolai Guslinsky.

“The government still insists on the transfer of shares of “Training and experimental dairy plant” property subject” – quotes the Deputy Governor in a press-service of the government.

As explained by the Deputy Governor, the owner of the auctioned shares is the state, and the decision to cancel the auction may be made only to them.

“Experimental dairy plant” of Vologda state milk industry Academy named after N. In. Vereshchagin” (JSC “UOMZ” ugma”) in the village of Dairy is among the leading milk processing enterprises of the Vologda region. In addition, he has a certificate number 1 for the right to use the appellation of origin “Vologda butter”. The plant produces 20 thousand tons of dairy products a year. The company has 50% of the volume of butter production in the Vologda region. It also produces milk, buttermilk, fermented baked milk, sour cream, kefir and curds. The plant employs about 500 people, it occupies a complex of buildings with a total area of 19.5 thousand square meters (fleet), located on 8.5 hectares of land.