Perfetti Van Melle confectionery factory

Main parameters
Moscow region
Istrinsky district, Pavlo-Slobodskoye rural settlement, Leshkovo village, 209

The concern Perfetti Van Melle is one of the world's largest producers of confectionery and chewing gum. It was formed in 2001 on the basis of the Italian company Perfetti and the Dutch Van Melle. In 2006 Perfetti Van Melle acquired 100% of shares of Spanish family company Chupa Chups. 

The group has 38 representative offices and 31 factories. The number of employees exceeds 18 thousand people. Perfetti Van Melle is continuously expanding its activities and is building new factories in Spain, India, Vietnam, China, Nigeria and other countries. 

The products are sold in over 150 countries. The company's portfolio includes the world-known brands Mentos, Chupa Cups, Fruit-tella, Meller and Sula, as well as regional Airheads, Big Babol, Center fruit, Daygum, Frisk, Golia, Smint, StopNot, Vigorsol and Vivident.

The company has two production sites in Russia: in St Petersburg and in the Moscow region, in the village of Leschkovo.

The factory in Leshkovo was built in 2009 by PSO-13. It manufactures products under the Meller, Jellies, Alpenliebe, Fruittella, Mentos Gum, ChocoBalls, and Filli-Folly (Cotton Candy) brands. The total area of the factory buildings and constructions is 16,375 m². The annual production volume is 10,000 tonnes.

  • Preparation of documentation for the Project phase
  • Non-state expertise
  • Preparation of Working Documentation 
  • "Turnkey" General contracting
  • Fit-out finishing 

There are 10 buildings and structures on a 5 hectare site:

  • A two-storey production building of 7,487 m² with an attached finished goods warehouse of 2,749 m².
  • Two-storey Administrative Building with an area of 1,606 m² with an overground passage to the production building
  • Security Gate
  • Power house, wastewater treatment plant buildings, pump house with fire-fighting basins, and two water supply stations with artesian wells


Engeneering infrastructure

To ensure the smooth operation of the factory, a well-developed infrastructure has been built on the site:

  • High pressure gas supply pipeline;
  • Water, electricity, gas, heat, steam and cold supply networks; 
  • Industrial, storm and domestic sewerage;
  • External lighting;
  • Light network.

Asphalt roads, shunting and parking areas with a total area of ~3 000 m² have been constructed. The area has been landscaped.