Week #21. Brief news of the Russian food market.

Brief news of the Russian food market.

Week #21

Damage to the agro industry of the Trans-Baikal Territory from field fires was estimated at 860 million rublesOver the past week, 136 batches of fish products were exported from Primorsky Krai and Sakhalin Island to South Korea, 291 batches of fish products were exported to China.

According to the forecast of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, the export of grain in the current season could reach 44 million tons, including 37 million tons of wheat.

The Union of Grain Exporters was created in Russia, which will unite all large Russian companies.

In the first 4 months of this year, the production of pigs for slaughter in live weight in Russian agricultural organizations amounted to 1.38 million tons, which is 7.5% or 96.4 thousand tons more than the same period in 2018,

The Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation keeps the forecast for the grain harvest in Russia in 2019 at the level of 118 million tons, the wheat harvest may reach 75 million tons,

The expenses of Russians on pizza for the year increased by 19%. This was facilitated by low cost and aggressive promotions. Since May 2018, more than one and a half thousand new pizzerias have opened in the Russian million-plus cities.

Russian confectioneries have increased their food supply to Africa by 30%

Confectionery after chocolate in Russia will be more expensive. This is due to the rise in price of imported raw materials: cocoa beans and nuts. In the first quarter of 2019, the rise in prices for peanuts and almonds was 15%, condensed milk – almost 18%, milk powder – 12%, sugar – almost 42% (compared to the same period last year).

The largest meat producer in Russia, Miratorg, is launching the production of dairy products.

Representative office of McDonald`s in Russia is interested in the development of the dark kitchen format.

The Russian North Caucasus is increasing its grain and animal exports. The main buyer is Iran.

Russia regained the status of a country with a zone free from foot and mouth disease without vaccination.

Almost 84 tons of buffalo meat from India was arrested at customs in Primorsky Krai of Russia. For violations of veterinary legislation of Russia.

In three regions of Russia for the first time electronic chips were implanted into the stomachs of cows. Data on the state of farm animals in real time is transmitted to the computer and mobile phone zootechnics.

By the end of the year, it is planned to develop a national standard “Green products brand” for products intended for export. The first plots for growing environmentally friendly products for export will be selected in 2020.

Russian manufacturers have warned of rising prices for baby food and lemonade.

Yours faithfully,

Alexander Sinyanskiy

Business Solutions on Russian Food Market


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