Rosiorii Farm is Holde’s first acquisition, finalized in July 2018. The farm is located in the Teleorman county, near Rosiorii de Vede city, 120 kms from Bucharest, 70 kms to Zimnicea Port on Danube and 90 kms to Corabia Port (also on the Danube river).
The total surface of the farm is 2,800 hectares, out of which 440 hectares are owned and 2,360 hectares are rented. According to the acquisition contract, additional 200 hectares of land will by added by 2020, thus as a result thereof, the total farmland will reach 3.000 hectares.
The soil in the area of Rosiori Farm is very fertile and has good moisture retention capacity, this way facilitating good yields. In this moment the farm land is cultivated mainly in organic system (cca 80% of the surface).
5 affiliated companies, all of them 100% owned by Holde Agri Invest SA, operate the Rosiorii farm; each of them has their own ecological certification from ECOCERT. The farm has been organic certified in 2010, and it is in the second 5 years organic cycle. Organic crop is offering better price potential for the harvested grains and access to subsidies programmes dedicated to this sector.
Holde Agri Operational SRL, 100% owned by Holde Agri Invest, owns all the agricultural equipment, and provides farming services to the 5 affiliated companies on their own acreages. This company will also acquire and manage all the materials and farming inputs, such as seeds, fertilizers, treatments, etc.) through its specialized acquisition system as well as will provide farming services, from ploughing to harvesting