History

Get to know history of our company

1953

It started in Wadowice… In 1953, Krakowskie Zakłady Jajczarskie in Wadowice was established, which in 1958 was moved to Tomice to give rise to the company we know today.

1968

From 1968, the plant operated dynamically under the name of Krakowskie Zakłady Drobiarskie – Zakład Jajczorsko-Drobiarski in Wadowice-Tomice. Then the slaughter of chicken was introduced.

1974

In 1974, the plant already had 200 employees.

1975

In 1975, as part of the administrative reform of the country, Krakowskie Zakłady Drobiarskie changed its name to Śląskie Zakłady Drobiarskie in Chorzów, where the main management of the company was located.

1975

In 1975, in some months, the slaughter of chicken was about 25.000 per day, and the processing of eggs was up to 0,5 milion (monthly).

1978

In December 1978, the 20th anniversary of the plant was celebrated, during which the production director, Boryczko, awarded 32 people for long-term work.

1980

It’s 1980, 75% of the plant’s employees join NSZZ ”Solidarity”, 25 % remain in the NSZZ Food Industry Employees. At that time, the plant had 250 employees. In 1981, all trade unions were suspended after the declaration of martial law.

1982

In 1982, egg processing reached 49 131 957 psc.

1983

1983 is marked by the struggle with the lack of raw materials on the markets(mainly feed), but also at that time the plant is modernized. As a result of job cuts , 193 employees remain employed in the plant.

1985

1985 – further modernization of the plant and expansion of it with new warehouses.

1994

In 1994, the plant was leased by the company of Jacek Domogała and was given the name ”Slaughter house Jacek Domogała”. The company employed 180 people.

1995

In 1995, joint-stock company was established under the name ”Zakłady Mięsne BRADO-2” S.A. Stanisław Maciejczyk becomes the president.

1996

In 1996, Śląskie Zakłady Drobiarskie agree to sell the plant in Tomice to Zakłady Mięsne ”BRADO-2” S.A.  with its registered officer (company) in Orzesze.

2004

In 2004, Mr. Dariusz Owczarek acquires 50 % of the shares.

2006

In the years, 2006-2008, new production halls are built, that meet the standarts of the European Union.

2008

In 2008, we received permission to export goods to European countries. This year, the plant also received an approval from the District Veterinary Officer in Wadowice.

2008

In 2008, Gerard Franica and his wife acquire another 50 % of shares.

2010

In 2010, Adam Socha became the president.

2010

Obtaining a permit from the Chief Veterinary Officer for export to Third Countries.

2017

In the years 2017-2018, modern freezers and high bay warehouse are built along with freezers for shock freezing.

2018

In 2018, Mr. And Mrs. Franica transfer theirs shares to their daughter, Grażyna Franica-Socha.

2020

In 2020, a new poultry cutting line is built, and in the next year – the modernization of the evisceration line.

2022

Year 2022, modernization of the poultry unloading line and commencement of construction of another high-storage freezer and blast freezer with an area of 2000 m2.