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Frozen potato production in Russia in 2022 increased by 16.5%

Vegetables
Value Added Potato
Fresh Common Potato
Russia
Published Feb 11, 2023

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The production of frozen potatoes in the Russian Federation in 2022 increased by 16.5% compared to 2021. Dmitry Rylko, Director General of the Institute for Agricultural Market Studies (IKAR), announced this during the 14th International Conference of Agricultural Producers "Where is the Margin?" “We expect a very serious increase in the production of french fries. Last year there were some problems with it. All those who go to our fast foods felt it,” he said.

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The production of frozen potatoes in the Russian Federation in 2022 increased by 16.5% compared to the figure for 2021. Dmitry Rylko, Director General of the Institute for Agricultural Market Studies (IKAR), announced this during the 14th International Conference of Agricultural Producers "Where is the Margin?" “We expect a very serious increase in the production of french fries. Last year there were some problems with it. All those who go to our fast foods felt it,” he said. According to Rylko's presentation, potato production in Russia in 2022 increased by 16.5%, to 124.5 thousand tons, imports from the EU countries decreased by about 30%, to 24 thousand tons, while other imports grew at the same time. Speaking about the cost of potatoes, Rylko noted that there was a time when domestic products were even more expensive than in France, but now their cost has gone down. He also drew attention to the stable situation with borscht vegetables. The exception, according ...
Source: Kvedomosti
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