Naum Babayev was awarded the second class medal of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland

Turkey production

Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Damate Group Naum Babayev was awarded the second class medal of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland for achievements in the field of agriculture and many years of conscientious work. The decree on the state award was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin on February 11, 2023. The Head of Federation also expressed gratitude to the entire team of the Damate Group for their services in the development of the agro-industrial complex and the labor successes achieved.

The award ceremony took place on June 2 as part of the annual final board of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation. The awards were presented by the Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Dmitry Patrushev.

The Medal of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland is awarded for outstanding achievements and results in professional social, cultural, scientific, economic activities and is the highest form of encouragement of citizens for special achievements before the population of Russia.

Today, Damate Group created by Naum Babayev and Rashid Khairov is one of the leading players in the agricultural market, the company takes an active part in shaping the current agenda of the agricultural industry. Damate is the largest turkey producer in Russia, is the leader in the list of the largest turkey producers in Europe and ranks fifth in terms of production in the world.

The company owns the largest turkey production complex in the Russian Federation in Penza region and a complex in Rostov region, a high-tech turkey deep processing plant.

In 2020, the company took over the management of a complex for the industrial production of duck meat in Rostov region and restored all stages of production in a short time. Today, Rostov region is the leading producer of duck in the country.

In the North Caucasus Federal District, the company is developing a mutton production project aimed at reviving the sheep industry in the region. The largest mutton processing plant in Russia, breeding and feed lots, and a service company for working with farmers have been launched here. Much attention is paid to the genetic direction: a breeding and genetic center for breeding sheep is being built, research is being conducted in the field of improving the potential of the MRC.

One of the most modern dairy complexes in Siberia is successfully operating in Tyumen region, on the basis of which unique projects in the field of genetics and breeding are being implemented.

Here, in the winter of 2022, the country's largest breeding turkey reproducer of the second order was commissioned. The launch of the facility will reduce dependence on the import of turkey genetic material and will improve the quality indicators of the turkey's incubation egg.

Damate includes the largest milk processor in Penza region, the Penza Dairy Plant, which provides products not only to the region, but also to other regions.

It should be noted that in 2020 Damate was included in the official list of backbone companies of the Russian Federation. The daily work of the group's enterprises and the production of high-quality meat and dairy products ensure the country's food security.

Damate has become a growth driver and confirmed the status of the largest taxpayer for many regions of its presence. Tax deductions of the group's enterprises contribute to the development of rural areas, have a significant impact on the socio-economic situation, and allow implementing social programs and developing infrastructure. Working at Damate enterprises allowed residents of the districts to return to their native places, to the countryside, and get a good job with a decent salary.

Damate is one of the largest employers in Russia. Today, more than 10 thousand people work at the company's production facilities. The number of jobs keeps constantly growing.