Pre-diploma internship in Germany

In the period from 18.12.2017 to 02.03.2018 students of the fourth year of the Odessa National Academy of Food Technologies Badir Svetlana, Koshel Valerii, Babisheva Lyubov, Gavris Natalya, Klymenko Tetiana, Pakholyuk Vladimir and Rabichev Oleksandr have passed pre-diploma internship in Germany at the company Alfeiin Feinkost GmbH & Co . KG located in the city of Zerbst.

Anhalt-Zerbst (German Anhalt-Zerbst) is an area in Germany. The center of the district is the city of Zerbst. The area enters Saxony-Anhalt. It occupies an area of ​​1131.75 km². Population 68 605 people.

The first mention about this city was in 949. One of the ruling princes was Pcountryn General Field Marshal Christian August Anhalt-Zerbstsky (1690-1747) – the father of the future Russian Empress Catherine II and Friedrich Augustus (1734-1793). In 1995, with the support of Baron Eduard von Falts-Fein in the city was opened the museum of Catherine II. On July 9, 2010, a monument to Catherine II (sculptor – Mikhail Pereyaslavets) was officially opened in Zerbst.

PHW Group, which includes Alfeiin Feinkost GmbH & Co. KG is an international German agricultural company engaged in raising and fattening cattle and livestock production. The group includes 35 independent companies. This is one of the largest companies in the German food industry. The PHW Group employs approximately 6,800 employees, and the company’s total revolving year is € 2.48 billion. The company is engaged in the production and marketing of high quality poultry meat such as chicken, turkey and duck under the brand WIESENHOF.

Practicing at Allfein Feinkost GmbH & Co. KG students of the Odessa National Academy of Food Technologies were able to work on stage of droduction, from the reception of raw materials to the storage and dispatch of finished products to the points of sale.

The material and technical base of the enterprise was represented mainly by German and Dutch equipment (Wichelmann, Seydelmann, Econopack).

There is also should be noted the trips that were planned during the pre-diploma practice in Germany. Students were able to travel not only through Germany, but also in other European countries. Visited cities such as Berlin, Prague, Amsterdam, Leipzig, Magdeburg, Dresden, Hannover and Dessau.

So, practice abroad is, on the one hand, gaining useful work experience in a large international company, on the other hand, an unforgettable journey through Europe, a useful life experience and a cultural exchange between people of many nations.

Rabichev Alexander