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A record potato harvest is expected in Russia this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture

Fresh Common Potato
Vegetables
Russia
Market & Price Trends
Published Dec 14, 2023

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In 2023, the potato harvest in the organized sector in Russia is predicted to reach 8.4 million tons, which is a 15% increase from 2022 and the highest production volume in 30 years. Additionally, the greenhouse industry in Russia is expected to increase its production by 1-1.5% and reach a figure close to 1.7 million tons, with plans for further growth in the next 3-4 years. Overall, there are positive dynamics in the production of vegetables and fruits in Russia, with plans to increase open-ground vegetable production by at least 10% and protected-ground vegetable production by about 15% by 2030.
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It could reach 8.4 million tonnes in the organized sector The potato harvest in Russia in 2023 will amount to 8.4 million tons in the organized sector, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Andrei Razin at a round table in the Federation Council on December 12. “If we talk about potatoes, then this year we are predicted to have more than decent results. We plan to show it at 8.4 million tons, which is the maximum production volume over the last 30 years and exceeds the 2022 figure by 15%,” Razin said. According to him, the actual level will exceed the target of 7.9 million tons, which is set for 2030. “By 2030, potato production should consistently exceed about 7.9 million tons. This year we exceeded this figure, and it is important that in the coming years we produce a stable volume of products in order to cover all internal needs,” noted the Deputy Minister . He also said that the Russian greenhouse industry this year could increase production by 1-1.5% ...
Source: Specagro
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