Potato processing capacity will be increased in Russia

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Published Dec 14, 2023

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Six potato processing projects are currently being implemented in different regions of Russia, with the aim of increasing the amount of raw materials required for processing from one million to 2.5 million tons by 2026. The Ministry of Agriculture anticipates a record 30-year potato harvest of 8.4 million tons this year, which is 15 percent more than the previous year, thanks to favorable weather conditions. Krasilnikov emphasized that maintaining good potato harvests will make it possible to achieve the increased demand for raw materials for processing.
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According to him, this season about six such projects are at various stages of implementation in different regions of the country. “If today in Russia up to one million tons of potatoes can be processed, then by 2026 at least 2.5 million tons of raw materials will be required for processing,” he said. Krasilnikov clarified that this will be possible while maintaining good potato harvests. Earlier, the Ministry of Agriculture said that this year Russia will harvest a ...
Source: RG
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