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Some Belarusian foods banned from Russian food expo for unknown reasons

  • 18 Feb 10:07

Some Belarusian foods banned from Russian food expo for unknown reasons The Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance of Russia (Rosselkhoznadzor) has yet to officially notify the Belarusian side why the agency has forbidden the display and sampling of some Belarusian dairy products as part of the international food expo Prodexpo 2020 in Moscow, BelTA learned from Ivan Smilgin, Deputy Agriculture and Food Minister, Director of the Veterinary and Food Oversight Department of the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry. In his words, all the companies willing to participate in Prodexpo 2020 (including those, which are temporarily forbidden to export their products to Russia) contacted the Veterinary and Food Oversight. Read more...

Russians spend more than a third of their income on foods

  • 16 Dec 10:32

Russians spend more than a third of their income on foods According to the data collected by the Russian Federal State Statistics Service, an average Russian citizen spends about a third of his income on foods. The federal agency polled 45 thousand households between May and June 2018. 71.3% of respondents said that their diet has not changed over the past year, and 12% believe that it has improved. Almost half of the households (51.7%) stated that they have enough food, while 4.6% admitted that they couldn't afford to buy all the products they need. Older people (7.1%) and large families (7.5%) were among the ones who stated that they do. Read more...

Russians cannot improve welfare due to spending on food

  • 4 Dec 09:35

Russians cannot improve welfare due to spending on food The food costs of the Russians prevent them from improving their well-being. This was reported by "Rossiyskaya Gazeta" with reference to the data of the research holding "Romir". According to them, the expenses of the average Russian family in October amounted to 70.6 thousand rubles, of which 21.7 thousand or more than 30 percent of the total monthly budget was spent on food. This share is three times less than in the USA and Europe and six percent more than last year. Experts explain this by the strong difference in wages in countries and the threefold difference in food inflation with approximately equal food prices. Thus, the effect. Read more...

Experts estimated the value of products thrown by the Russians at 1.6 trillion rubles

  • 8 Oct 09:07

Experts estimated the value of products thrown by the Russians at 1.6 trillion rubles In Russia, 17 million tons of food worth more than 1.6 trillion rubles are thrown annually. Food sharing can partially correct this situation: as early as 2024, thanks to Internet services, 1 million tons of products can be saved. Experts from the Russian Association of Electronic Communications (RAEC) and the TIAR-Center consulting company have calculated how many products citizens and retail chains throw away annually. According to their estimates, based on data from the Higher School of Economics and Rosstat, about 17 million tons of products are dumped annually. Today, at the stage of sale and consumption, at least 16% of all manufactured products are. Read more...

Tyumen poultry will be exported to Saudi Arabia

  • 17 Sep 10:01

Tyumen poultry will be exported to Saudi Arabia During the visit to Riyadh, members of the Russian delegation and Russian Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev discussed the possibility of increasing the number of poultry enterprises that will supply their products to Saudi Arabia. The PRODO Tyumen Broiler poultry farm, which is one of the largest enterprises in the region, also declared its readiness to work for export. In addition to poultry, the company offers to supply dry organic fertilizers based on bird litter. Read more...

Russia:Food prices will rise

  • 12 Sep 09:54

Russia:Food prices will rise Food prices in Russia are forecasted to rise. This is reported by RBC with reference to the largest associations of manufacturers and retailers. It is noted that price increases may be provoked by new fines, which the Ministry of Industry and Trade proposed to introduce as sanctions for violations of the requirements of the Customs Union. Here we are talking about a fine of 3% of the annual income received from the sale of products. At the same time, at least 2 million rubles will be charged. The measure of responsibility is planned to apply to manufacturers and sellers who have violated the technical regulations of the Customs Union. If the law is adopted, amendments. Read more...

Labeling products on the system "Traffic Light" is clear to most buyers

  • 13 Jun 10:41

Labeling products on the system "Traffic Light" is clear to most buyers The All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM) presents research data on the issue of product labeling (according to the “traffic light” system for green, yellow and red: products with low, medium and high sugar, salt, saturated fat). Consumer behavior in food choices Two thirds of shoppers (67%) are inclined to believe that at present there is enough information on the product labels (composition, nutritional value, content of certain components). However, the majority of survey participants (69%) believe that this information is often not sufficiently visible and easy to read. Half of consumers (50%), according to whom there is not enough. Read more...

The number of Russians who save on food increased to 24%

  • 30 May 09:29

The number of Russians who save on food increased to 24% The number of Russians who save on food increased to 24% over the last year, according to sociologists of the Romir center. More than on food, the Russians save on travel (29%). Sociologists have concluded that the Russians have returned to austerity. Only 17% of respondents reported that they are not saving anything (in 2016 there were 11%, in 2017 - 18%, and in 2018 - 24%). The number of savings increased for all expenses. According to the study, most Russians save on: traveling - 29% (12% in 2018), food - 24% (17% in 2018), clothes and shoes - (9% in 2018), entertainment - 22% (6% in 2018), delicacies - 20% (12% in 2018), restaurants - 15%. Read more...

Russia plans to export finished meat products, animal feed and skins to China

  • 10 Apr 09:46

Russia plans to export finished meat products, animal feed and skins to China Rosselkhoznadzor is planning to hold talks on deliveries of finished meat products, animal feed and skins from Russia to China. Deliveries of products of animal origin in China were discussed at the Ministry of Agriculture at a meeting of the operational headquarters for the export of meat products to the markets of China, Japan and Korea. The meeting was attended by Deputy Minister of Agriculture Maxim Uvaydov, Deputy Head of Rosselkhoznadzor Konstantin Savenkov, Advisor to the Head of Rosselkhoznadzor Artem Daushev, representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture, industry associations and enterprises engaged in the production of animal origin. During the. Read more...

Azerbaijan places ban on Russian poultry and red meat

  • 11 Feb 10:58

Azerbaijan places ban on Russian poultry and red meat Azerbaijan’s Food Safety Agency announced that poultry and animal meat imports from two regions in Russia are temporarily restricted due to identified cases of Newcastle disease in Russia’s Krasnodar, as well as foot-and-mouth disease in Russia’s Khabarovsk regions. "In this regard, it was decided to temporarily restrict the import of poultry and poultry meat products from the Krasnodar, as well as livestock and meat products from the Khabarovsk", explains the agency. Along with the ban, Azerbaijan’s Food Safety Agency appealed to the State Customs Committee of the country to disinfect vehicles passing through customs. Read more...