Saturday, December 5, 2020
Russian lawmakers in the Duma (lower house of parliament) have fully approved last week a government-sponsored bill on growing plants containing narcotic substances for medical purposes in the country, Vremyan.ru reported. The draft law, which was approved on Wednesday by the Russian senate, makes legal the growth of opioid plants...
Norebo Holding, one of Russia’s biggest fishing companies, is modernizing the way fish is transported from the Far East by investing $45 million in a shipping terminal in Kamchatka, Undercurrent News reported. According to Sergey Sennikov, the chief sustainability officer of Russia's largest fishing company, it is establishing a “state-of-the-art”...
Agricultural exports from the Amur Region in Russia's Far East to neighboring China are expected to exponentially grow as the region is quickly becoming a major soybean exporter amid a trade war initiated by the U.S. against China, CGTN reports. After a dramatic reduction in China's imports of soybean from the United States, Russia,...
Russian scientists and experts from fast food chain KFC plan to develop 3D-printed artificial chicken nuggets. The project is underway, with the final product expected to be ready for testing this fall, Russia Today reported. The effort is part of KFC’s concept of creating a “restaurant of the future,” which...
The German holding company of Russian milk producer Ekoniva Group, Ekosem-Agrar AG, has increased its sales revenues by 62% to $170.8 million in the first six months of 2019, the company said, according to Agroinvestor. This compares to $105 million in the first half of 2018. Milk output also increased...
Russia's total berry production volume in 2018 increased by 1.5% compared with the previous year, breaking the negative trend of 2017, when the figure fell by 5.8%, marketing agency ROIF Expert revealed in a report, according to FruitNews.ru. The agency’s analysts noted that 65-68% of the total volume corresponds to...
Russia's Ministry of Agriculture will more than double the state support to domestic winemakers to $45 million in 2019 up from $22 million in 2018, Interfax reported citing Russia’s deputy agriculture minister Oksana Lut. In September 2018 the produce of Russian wineries accounted for over half the domestic wine sales...
After growing consistently over the past decade, Russian poultry production dropped by 5.1% to 1.5 million tons in the first five months of the year, Global Meat News reported.   Frozen poultry production down by as much as 24% year-on-year, the news website wrote, citing official data and industry estimates. According...
Russia’s veterinary authorities have banned imports of animal products from China to Russia on Thursday, after barring Chinese nationals from entering the country a day earlier, TASS reported. According to the watchdog, Rosselkhoznadzor, it is no longer possible for travelers to import meat products from China in their hand luggage....
Russia plans to retain the position of the biggest global wheat exporter, press service of the Agriculture Ministry said on Friday with reference to minister Dmitry Patrushev, according to TASS. "Russia will continue boosting food trade both with Saudi Arabia and other priority markets in the future, due to which...