The Victoriaoil union organized a blood donation campaign, with the support of its employer. Apart from employees at the Šid factory, employees from other Victoria Group member companies joined the cause. Zoran Zec, the union’s president, pointed out that this campaign has been organized for three years so far and that the participants are motivated by their humanity and simply wish to help.
The beginning of 2017 announced a successful business year for the Veterinary Institute Subotica, a Victoria Group member company. Namely, in the first two months of this year, the animal feed sales increased by 110 percent in comparison with the same period in 2016. To this outstanding result contributed both the sales and production teams of the Veterinary Institute Subotica. In addition, the sales team has reached agreements with 40 new buyers since the beginning of this year, and therefore a further increase in animal feed segment is expected.
The 38th Veterinary Knowledge Innovation Seminar organized by the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade, was held on February 10. The veterinarians from the Veterinary Institute Subotica, a Victoria Group member company, actively participated in the discussions.
The sales results achieved last year confirmed Victoria Group’s place among the leading exporters in Serbia. According to the reports of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Serbia and the information collected by the Customs Administration in 2016, this company took the tenth place on the list of leading exporters, with the export value of EUR 172.6 million.
The Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Novi Sad, the Department of Field and Vegetable Crops, organized a scientific and professional event “Hello, farmer” (“Dobar dan domaćine”) on February 9 and 10.
The 51st Conference of Agronomists and Farmers was held, which traditionally takes place on Zlatibor Mountain at the end of January and brings together the key players in Serbian agriculture. More than fifty lectures and presentations on primary agricultural production, soil fertility and crop protection were given from January 22 to 28.
This year, the 51st Conference of Agronomists and Farmers of Serbia, organized by the Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops from Novi Sad, was held on Zlatibor Mountain from January 22 to 28, 2017. At the same time, the 63rd “Agricultural Engineering” (“Poljoprivredna tehnika”) Symposium was held, organized by the National Scientific Society for the Agricultural Engineering and the Faculty of Agriculture of Novi Sad.
For another year in a row, Victoria Group participated in the charity event “Santa’s Sleigh” (“Sanke Deda Mraza”), which involves giving New Year gifts and holding theater performances for children with disabilities and children without parental care who live in social protection institutions throughout Serbia.
“The First Standard and non-GM Label for Quality and Domestic Origin – Danube Soya” conference was held at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia in Belgrade on December 22.
On December 22, Veterinary Institute Subotica, together with its partners, celebrated 95 years of its existence and business operations, as well as bringing another successful business year to a close.