Revenue 96% of the largest greenhouse enterprises, members of the Association "Greenhouses of Russia", fell during a pandemic, for 25% or more. This is stated in the study of the impact of a pandemic on the greenhouse industry, which was held by the Association in June.
"Toughening of rules of certification of imported organic matter is dangerous for the Russian market"
The Russian law on organic production require Russian certification for organics, however, import raw materials and products is part of our market with foreign certificates.
The COMPANY BS COCINADOS, S. L. USES a NEW high-performance INSTALLATION 5B FOR TOMRA SORTING VEGETABLES, POTATOES AND FRUIT
For Cocinados, S. L. a new plant in the city of Funes (Navarra) for the production of ready to eat Spanish tortilla became ambitious project, allowing to significantly increase the volume of production. In modern conditions to achieve high standards of product quality depends directly on the introduction of cutting-edge technologies. That's why the company bought a second machine TOMRA 5B improved design.
Producers of greenhouse vegetables, mushrooms and flowers have to overcome the consequences of the pandemic without additional measures of the state support in connection with the Government's decision not to include APK in the list of industries affected by the epidemic. This was stated by the President of the Association "Greenhouses of Russia" Alexey Sitnikov.
The industry has asked the state support
The largest company engaged in the production of vegetables "agro-invest" (enters in GK "My Summer") with an area of 105 Ha opens up 350 vacancies in the special economic zone Kaluga Lyudinovo.
However, the industry still has to face the serious consequences of the crisis
The volume of the harvest of greenhouse vegetables by mid-may 2020 exceeded last year's figures by more than 25%. This was announced by the President of the Association "Greenhouses of Russia" Alexey Sitnikov. According to him, growers of greenhouse vegetables has reached record production volumes, despite the restrictive measures of population protection from coronavirus infection.
Mini vegetables – a fashion trend in recent years. The reason for their popularity in ecology, a large number of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. And of course, in an unusual size. About when in fact there was this miniature products and how to grow different types of mini-vegetables, says agronomist-consultant of the company TECHNONIKOL, PhD. of agricultural Sciences Alexander Startsev.
Due to the crisis producers of greenhouse vegetables are unable to save enough money to survive the off-season
May 4 a working visit to the greenhouse complex of the APH "ECO-culture" in the village of Bochinovka visited the Governor of the Lipetsk region Igor Artamonov. For him a tour of TK "Vegetables of the earth" and distribution center opened in April 2020, held by the Director of the complex Michael Veretennikov. The Governor studied the particular labor conditions during the period of the pandemic and the willingness of the greenhouse complex to take more than 1,000 new employees this year.
Greenhouse companies have provided fresh vegetables more than 16 thousand samosoglasovannye families throughout Russia
Enterprises of the Association "Greenhouses of Russia" has allocated in April 2020, more than 150 tons of fresh vegetables as food aid for 16 thousand families in Moscow and Moscow region, as well as from Kostroma, Yaroslavl, Kaluga, Penza, Ulyanovsk and Tula regions. This was announced by the President of the Association "Greenhouses of Russia" Alexey Sitnikov.
APH "ECO-culture" has opened a Distribution center of 10,000 m2 in the greenhouse complex "fruits of the earth", located in the village of Bochinovka Lipetsk region. Production capacity of the new RTS worth 870 million rubles is 70 thousand tonnes of vegetables a year. This project is to provide the region with new jobs, was implemented with the support of Rosselkhozbank.
40 tons of fresh vegetables to support doctors and needy citizens of Moscow and Moscow region put APH "ECO-culture"
APH "ECO-culture" has provided more than 40,000 kg of fresh vegetables to hospitals and charities, to support health workers and vulnerable citizens during a pandemic. The holding company supports a number of charitable initiatives, including a project to help the needy in Moscow and Moscow region, organized by Khatuna kolbaya, together with a group of "Communicator", charitable Foundation "Access", etc.
The situation of the quarantine during the global epidemic of coronavirus was complicated and the process of certification of organic producers. Companies are looking for exit: some processes are carried out remotely, while others shifted. As suggested by the market experts, due to force majeure pause, the emergence of new organic production in Russia will move in a few months.
According to operational data of the agricultural administrative bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, as of 8 April 2020 in the whole country of 18.3 million hectares are fed up 13 million hectares or 71% of the sowing areas of winter crops (in 2019 8.8 million hectares).
Agroindustrial holding "ECO-culture" is launching a large scale project to help socially vulnerable layers of the population in the regions of Russia. The holding company provides more than 35.5 tonnes of vegetables to the needy pensioners of Stavropol territory, Lipetsk, Tula, Voronezh, Moscow and Leningrad regions. So "ECO-culture" helps them to maintain their health and good mood in the period of the pandemic.
Enterprise greenhouse industry belonging to the Association "Greenhouses of Russia" took a decision to hold the action "Ripe for good" together with the authorities of Moscow and the Moscow region, in which they will allocate 100 tons of fresh vegetables to ensure pensioners and large families quarantined. This was stated by the President of the Association Alexey Sitnikov.
The Union of producers of soft drinks and mineral waters summed up the results of a large-scale study of the Russian juice products. For three years the experts of Union together with the INSTITUTE "FITS of food and biotechnology" conducted a study of ten of the most popular on the Russian market of juices and built their nutrient profiles will determine the content in juices is important for human health macro - and micronutrients. Data collected by scientists say that switching a constant diet of fruit and vegetable juices people can significantly strengthen the immune system and protect the body from the negative effects of the environment.
The drop in the total demand for vegetables is associated with excessive procurement of cereals and pasta. This was stated by the President of the Association "Greenhouses of Russia" Alexey Sitnikov, commenting on the statement of the Ministry of agriculture about the decline in demand of Russians for vegetables.