The primary and agri-food sector continues to gain economic weight and added value within the economy of Aragon, and it is to become even more important with the execution of around 30 investment projects which will be carried out in several Aragonese companies and localities. The investments open a new scenario for the development of the community and its rural territories.
The announced investments include pig slaughterhouses, poultry slaughter and processing, pig and poultry farms, animal feed, as well as specific products such as pink tomato or truffle, irrigation systems for cultivating wheat and alfalfa and biomass plants.
These investments are going to be carried out by different companies such as, for example, Fribin which will expand its facilities; the construction of a pig slaughterhouse by Pini Group; the phase of expansion of Magapor production lines; the ; the new facilities of feed and fertilizer producer Defeder Alcolea in Monzón or those that Grupo Costa will carry out, among many others.
The aggregate added value of the primary and agro-food sector in Aragon over the total of the Aragonese economy was 8.2% in 2017 (Spain: 5.8%).