Anecoop Polska has just completed a €1m expansion of its distribution platform in Poznan, doubling capacity with the construction of a new 2.400m2 warehouse with a state-of-the-art management system.
The division saw its turnover grow 10 per cent in 2016/17 on the back of a 6 per cent increase during the previous campaign and its annual sales now exceeds 40,000 tonnes.
The group held an inauguration ceremony on Thursday attended by the management boards of Anecoop Group and Anecoop Polska, as well as the economic and commercial chief counsellor of the Spanish Embassy in Warsaw, Pablo Conde Diez del Corral.
At the event, Darek Wysocki, director general of Anecoop Polska, highlighted the company’s strong growth trajectory since entering the market almost 20 years ago.
“We are happy with the results obtained in recent campaigns and our forecasts for the current year are optimistic,” he said.
“Throughout the last decade we have been increasing our activity and our workforce, which currently consists of 80 employees in the offices and warehouse.”
Anecoop first entered the Polish market in 1998 with the establishment of Agricomerz, now known as Anecoop Polska, as part of a wider strategy to reinforce its presence in eastern Europe.
Today, Aneccop Polska cover a 32,000m2 site housing two 2,400m2 air conditioned warehouses, 800m2 of offices and 900m2of coldstores.
Alejandro Monzón, president of the Anecoop Group, said: “Poland is still a growing market with excellent potential. The new facility will enable us to provide an even better service to both our customers and our cooperative members.”