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Meat production increased by 7.7%

  • 17 Oct 11:03

In January-September 2019, meat production, including offal, increased in Russia by 7.7% in annual terms and amounted to 2 million tons, the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) reports. Poultry meat production decreased by 3.1% to 3.5 million tons. Over three quarters, 2.6 million tons of sausages were produced - the same amount as a year earlier. Crude sunflower oil production grew by 20% to 3.7 million tons.The production of fish and fish products grew by 0.6% to 3.2 million tons.Cheese production increased by 8.8%. Read more...

Public outcry as Russia destroys over 300 tons of vegetables, cheese and meat

  • 10 Aug 11:46

Russian authorities began destroying shipments of illegally imported Western food products on Aug. 6, sparking huge protests online, with many Russians calling for the food to be distributed to the needy. State agricultural watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor, however, says that giving the food away would encourage corruption, and vows to bury and burn products that enter the country in violation of the embargo on Western food imports, despite the population's protests. As Russian bulldozers moved in to destroy 319 tons of illegal Western food imports on Aug. 6 in accordance with a controversial decree on the liquidation of banned foodstuffs, a public outcry was sweeping. Read more...