Belje receives the Successful Farmer Award
Sep 07, 2007
At the opening ceremony of the 15th international autumn fair in Bjelovar, Belje d.d. was proclaimed the most successful producer of beef and cows’ milk in Croatia.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management has been presenting the Successful Cattle Farmer Award for several consecutive years in the category of the family farm and company that achieved the best results in cattle production in the past year. This year’s award in the category of companies was presented to Belje, which was proclaimed the most successful producer of beef and cows’ milk in Croatia for 2006. The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management, Mr Petar Čobanković presented the award to the Director of Belje, Mr Ivan Škorić, at the opening of the 15th international autumn fair in Bjelovar, which opened today at the Gudovec fair site. This award is very important for Belje and will further encourage the development of cattle production within the Agrokor Group. Last year, Belje received HACCP system certificates at five milk cattle farms and thus the extra quality of 10,000,000 litres of produced milk was confirmed. In addition to classical breeding of bullocks and heifers on eight farms, Belje has started producing baby beef IN HARMONY WITH NATURE on the territory of Kopački rit Nature Park.