Country:Russia

New wholesale distribution centre to be built in Moscow region

New wholesale distribution centre to be built in Moscow region

Published on Apr 29th, 2021

© P. Gaillard, Réussir Fruits et Légumes

 

The construction of an export-oriented wholesale distribution centre for storage and processing of agricultural products has begun in the city of Elektrostal, in the Moscow region of Russia. The announcement was made by the Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Moscow Region, Sergei Voskresensky.

Russia’s mushroom production increased by 80.2% in 2020

Positive trends of blueberry consumption in Russia

Russia extends ban on western imports

Russia extends ban on western imports

Published on Nov 30th, 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended the country’s embargo on food products from Western countries until the end of 2021. Putin stated that the ban is in place “to defend national interests” and prohibits most food products from nations penalising Moscow. The country has been particularly hit by EU sanctions following the Ukraine crisis and Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea.

Russian state is going to support vegetables production in the Far East

Russian state is going to support vegetables production in the Far East

Published on Nov 17th, 2020

The government will reimburse 20% of the investments into hothouses vegetables production in Russian Far East, stated Mikhail Mishustin, Prime Minister. It is necessary to develop the production in the regions, as unlike other areas proving stable increase of hothouse vegetables production, Far East lacks behind. The Ministry of Econimic development is aware that there are currently some projects for construction and modernization of hothouse facilities in Far East, and the state financial support will be most convenient.

Vegetables production and export from Russia, current results

Vegetables production and export from Russia, current results

Published on Nov 09th, 2020

By the end of October 2020, vegetables production in Russia totalled some 5.3 million tons or 6% more than by the end of October 2019, reported the Ministry of Agriculture. The crop of vegetables produced in hothouses amounted to 1.13 million tons, including 647,000 tons of cucumbers (+14.3%) and 410,000 tons of tomatoes (+18.6%). The leaders of the production of hothouses vegetables are the regions of Lipetsk, Moscow, Volgograd, Krasnodar, Novosibirsk and Kaluga.

The strategies of largest Russian retail chains during pandemic

The strategies of largest Russian retail chains during pandemic

Published on Oct 13th, 2020
© World Food Moscow

 

As predicted earlier, Covid-19 keeps on threatening the health of the citizens from many countries, and to those countries’ economics consequently. The managers of all the businesses speculates over the approaches to be chosen, and schemes to be adopted.

No wonder, the World Food Moscow's forum of the leaders of food retail market where top managers of the largest Russian retail brands spoke about their strategies during the spring’ upsurge of the pandemic, created large interest of the audience.

The impact of the pandemic crises, positive results too

The impact of the pandemic crises, positive results too

Published on Sep 14th, 2020
PRESS RELEASE

 

Food service sector became one of the most impacted by Covid-19 pandemic and economic depression in Russia; since March 2020, restaurants and cafes has been observing the decline of visitors’ number.

The statistics confirm the dramatic fall, especially in specific regions. Thus, the turnover of the sector decreased by 41% in Kaliningrad region, 30% in Saint Petersburg and 26% in Moscow by the end of June.

Russia to temporarily remove ban on imports of basic goods

Russia to temporarily remove ban on imports of basic goods

Published on Apr 02nd, 2020

Russia has temporarily lifted the ban on imports of basic goods. The measure announced by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin took effect on Friday 19th March and will last a month. “From tomorrow all restrictions on supplies of essential goods, including customs restrictions will be lifted for one month. We are introducing a green route for importers and large retail chains.

Russia imposes temporary ban on Chinese citrus imports

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