Mozambique: Chinese firm invests in poultry processing plant

4 August 2008

Maputo, Mozambique, 4 Aug – CGOG Africa, the Mozambican subsidiary of China Grains and Oils Group Corp, will invest US$ 10 million in a project to produce chicken in the Dondo district of the central province of Sofala, officials said.

Dondo’s mayor said the Chinese-led project also includes the construction of a grain factory and a chicken-processing plant. The venture, due to begin producing 30,000 tons of chicken meat yearly when it starts up this year, will also create 50 jobs, he added. (macauhub)