Thus, among the company's intentions for this year, is the achievement of a production capacity in the order of 1000 tons per month, with this investment.
Speaking to the newspaper Mercado, the official considered that this investment will also allow consumers to have products in the desired quantity.
Regarding production, this is guaranteed by pigs imported from foreign countries, including Spain, Poland, the United States of America and Brazil. In turn, writes Mercado, the chemicals used in the transformation process come from countries such as Germany and Spain.
The transformation process, on the other hand, is carried out on national soil: "The transformation process is carried out in the country, except for some raw materials that need to be imported, given the preference of customers", he said, clarifying that there are customers who do not have confidence in the product. national preferring the imported one, but that "the opposite also applies".
In addition, the company also aims to obtain the IFS Food certification – an international standard that ensures food safety and quality.
"We want to be the reference in food quality and safety. The next step will be, at the end of 2023, to finalize the IFS Food certification", he said, in statements to the Market.
Recalling that in the past the company used to import products, he said that they had "a year of national production": "After 14 years of bringing better solutions to Angolans and driven by the passion to create the classic flavors of Angola, the year 2021 was marked for a new phase in the history of our company, with the construction of new infrastructures and the creation of our own sausage and delicatessen line".
Ricardo Carvalho also referred that they have "five factories in the sector", but they foresee "a high future for Angola", emphasizing that Angola "has everything to continue to grow because it has many young people".
"I think that people will have to have greater financial capacity even to consume different products. We intend to position the brand at a time when we thought we should have done it", he added, quoted by the Market.
It should be remembered that the company – located in the Luanda-Bengo Special Economic Zone (ZEE) and founded in 2007 – opened a factory in the ZEE in February this year.
The company dedicated to transforming meat into sausages employs 220 people (12 expatriates).