Alchemist Foods Ltd is planning to expand its food processing centre in Barmajra in Chandigarh. The project involves setting up of brownfield and a greenfield expansion by increasing its existing capacity from 24000 birds a day to 50000 birds a day. Currently, the demand for chicken which stands at 2.5 kg per person per year is set to increase to 5 kg per person per year. The company is planning to set up the greenfield unit in eastern region where the demand is high. The company also plans to expand its retail outlets under its flagship brand "ROC" Republic of China.