Granny's Jar Joint Stock Company (Babushkina Krynka, Mogilev) has increased exports by 98% in 2007 to a total of $58.9 million, a company representative told Interfax.
According to the source, this year the company dramatically increased exports to Russia. Granny's Jar weekly exports around 60 tonnes of whole milk goods to Moscow. The company's products are also exported to Bryansk, Smolensk and Kaluga regions (1,600 tonnes per month). Exports to the Russian Federation rose by 15% over the period in question and accounted for 11% of the overall exports of the company, the source reported.
The enterprise also supplies its dairy products to all regional centres of Belarus, the City of Minsk and other large cities of the country.
According to the company's economy department, in January-December 2007 Granny's Jar produced BYR 141 billion worth of goods, or 19% up on the year. The company processes 500 tonnes of milk daily.
At the moment, the company offers 250 kinds of dairy products, including 190 produced under Babushkina Krynka brand (named the best brand of 2004 in its category). That includes 20 kinds of chocolate-grazed cheesy curds under the Merry Grandchildren brand, while products under Life Energy brand are spiced with Bifidobacteria.
Products by Granny's Jar as well as the entire production cycle complies with international quality management standards.
The company runs an integrated management system that includes an ISO 14000 environment management system, an HACCP quality control system and an STB 18001 labour security system.
The company's closed cycle production technologies fully meet ISO 9001-2001 standards.
Granny's Jar (formerly known as Mogilev Dairy Factory) was founded in 1975. It was incorporated in 1995. At the moment, the company employs 1,300 people.