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Russian authorities want to ensure domestic supply

  • 30 Mar 10:33

Russian authorities want to ensure domestic supply With companies focusing on lucrative export markets, the Russian government is considering measures to ban export of certain food products. Their aim is to ensure domestic supply and prevent turbulence on the domestic market because of the new coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic, deputy Prime Minister Andrey Belousov said. With the exception of a few categories there is no need to introduce that kind of measures right away, Belousov said, adding that the authorities are monitoring the situation on the market. Speaking at the same meeting, Russian President Vladimir Putin called on the government to act “in advance” and introduce all necessary measures timely.. Read more...

What will be the price of food in the period of the coronavirus

  • 27 Mar 10:31

What will be the price of food in the period of the coronavirus Already, there are predictions that due to coronavirus products will go up. But is it? And only virus to blame?the Correspondent of “RG” discussed it with the leading experts of food markets and regional officials. Meat: enough for us and for export Sergey Yushin, head of Executive Committee of National meat Association: At the moment there is high demand for poultry meat. And some suppliers raised prices. However, not all. According to Rosstat, today the prices for the most popular product – poultry – below 2014. At the same time, the cost from the manufacturers over the years have grown. And the prices did not rise due to high. Read more...

Russia to Set up Coronavirus Hotlines for Businesses

  • 24 Mar 10:40

Russia to Set up Coronavirus Hotlines for Businesses A number of Russian state agencies announced Thursday they would open “hotlines” to receive complaints from businessmen and to help them cope with the current difficulties and restrictions caused by the spread of coronavirus, Trans.rureported. Opora Rossii, an organization bringing together Russian small-and medium-sized enterprises, plans to unite its regional hotlines for entrepreneurs in one to accept complaints, Alexander Kalinin, head of the business association, told Russian media. “We are now planning to create a single hot line to receive business complaints related to the pandemic and we are going to announce its launch soon,” he. Read more...

CHERKIZOVO GROUP ON ITS CORONAVIRUS MEASURES

  • 20 Mar 10:47

CHERKIZOVO GROUP ON ITS CORONAVIRUS MEASURES Amid the current shopping surge, Cherkizovo Group (Petelinkaand Cherkizovo brands) reaffirms its ability to provide an uninterrupted and sufficient supply of meat products to Russian consumers. The Company has also taken a number of measures to protect its employees during the pandemic. “Over the last few days, Cherkizovo Group,just like other Russian food manufacturers,hasseen a spike in demand across several regions. Now more than ever, we are keenly aware of our responsibility as an industry leader to ensure a steady supply of important meat products. We want to assure our customers and partners that the production and delivery volumes of our high-quality meats. Read more...

Online Food Sales Surge as Virus Closes Russian Restaurants

  • 17 Mar 11:32

Online Food Sales Surge as Virus Closes Russian Restaurants The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has caused a soar in online food orders, Izvestiareportedciting industry groups. Food sales showed the biggest growth in February, by almost 25% in monetary terms, according to the head of the Delovaya Rossiya (Business Russia) Trade Committee Alexei Fedorov. “The coronavirus scare has become another impetus for interest in purchasing food online, since many people are trying to avoid public places,” he said. For his part, Artem Sokolov, CEO of the Association of Internet Commerce Companies (AKIT), told the paper that food sales were one of the fastest growing segments. It enables customers not to show up in crowded. Read more...

Russians Stockpiling Food, Hygiene Products in Fear of Coronavirus

  • 12 Mar 10:31

Russians Stockpiling Food, Hygiene Products in Fear of Coronavirus Demand for long shelf-life products, household chemicals and personal hygiene items skyrocketed in Russia in February amid a global scare of the coronavirus,Vedomostireports citing a number of retail networks and manufacturers. Infoline AnalyticsDirector General Mikhail Burmistrov says that coronavirus fears are the main reason for the growing demand. Many Russians still remember the late Soviet period, when stores often had little to offer, while others fear that the country will be hit by a crisis like the ones it has seen in the past several years, when the price of certain goods – for instance, buckwheat – could suddenly rise, the. Read more...