Tönnies investment in Calamocha is advancing


Tönnies slaughterhouse in Calamocha advances after obtaining the integrated environmental authorization

Posted on Apr 20 ,06:38

Tönnies investment in Calamocha is advancing


The German multinational Tönnies will invest 75 million euros in a new slaughterhouse in the Teruel town of Calamocha, where it is expected to create 1,000 jobs.

The meat group, leader in the German market and worldwide, will begin to build in autumn. The project of the German group -specialized in slaughter, cutting, packaging and distribution of pork-, contemplates an investment of 75 million euros for the construction of a global complex for the production of pork between the years 2020 (date on the that the first steps were taken for its installation) and 2024. The forecast is that the works will begin in September or October of this year to begin the activity in the year 2023.

The slaughterhouse will be installed on a plot of more than 27,000 square meters and that it will have a slaughter capacity of 625 pigs / hour, equivalent to the processing of 912.46 t of carcasses per day.
The facility will have a biogas production plant by anaerobic digestion of sewage sludge and SANDACH waste from the facility, as well as plant waste from the agri-food industry in the area with a treatment capacity of 31,041.4 t / year. These facilities in Calamocha will be state-of-the-art and will be fully automated to undertake the meat cutting process, in addition to being assisted by robots. 

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