Russian juice and dairy company Wimm-bill-Dann Foods today (Tuesday) announced an acquisition of a 100% stake in the "Experimental Baby Food Plant" in the Kursk Region, which increased the total number of manufacturing facilities owned by Wimm-Bill-Dann to 27.

The acquisition was made as part of Wimm-Bill-Dann OJSC's strategy in baby food development, the company said. The plant, which was founded in 1960, was fully modernized in 2001. The plant's current facilities comprise imported equipment for raw materials processing and filling and packaging lines.

The raw materials are sourced from the plant's own orchards, the total area of which is 440.35 hectares.