Saha Farms, one of the largest local chicken producers and exporters, will invest Bt10 bln in 2 new farms and chicken factories in Lop Buri and Phetchabun provinces, Thailand.
The investments will boost monthly production capacity by 4,000 t, says company chairman Panya Chotitawan.
“Our ambition is to export 75,000 t of cooked chicken and 25,000 t of fresh chicken meat this year. We want to increase our exports of cooked chicken meat up to 100,000 t next year. We expect to achieve Bt40 bln in total sales this year, of which 50% will come from exports,” says Chotitawan.
The chairman adds that the company had already reached nearly 50% of its full year target in the first 6 months of this year, exporting 34,000 t of cooked chicken and another 10,000 t of fresh chicken meat.
About 55% of the chicken was exported to Europe and another 40% to Japan, and 5% to other markets.