Last Saturday, the next agricultural fair was held at the Council Square in Dimitrovgrad. It was held under the brand name "Potato Festival".
According to the Ministry of Agriculture of the region, trade in agricultural products was carried out with 129 cars. Almost 6 tons of potatoes, 4 - carrots, 3,5 - onions, 2,5 - beets, 1 ton of cabbage, and another 7,7 tons of meat, 4 - milk and dairy products, 2 - meat and sausage, were presented for sale. products, more than 1 ton of poultry meat, almost 29 thousand pieces of chicken eggs. The visitors of the fair sold 5 tons of grain, 4,5 - bread and bakery products, 2,5 - granulated sugar, 2 - fish products and the same number of apples. Those who wish could purchase honey, flour, cereals, vegetable and butter, cheese.
The fair was of a thematic nature, in its framework was held the "Potato Festival". All comers took part in the tasting of dishes from it.
Traditionally, a social platform was organized with consultations. People with disabilities and single senior citizens were assisted in delivering groceries.
“Now the population seeks primarily to buy vegetables, makes reserves for the winter,” explained the Minister of Agriculture of the region Mikhail Semenkin. - Therefore, we are trying to provide customers with the widest range of vegetables at affordable prices. All the vegetables presented at the fair were harvested this year by our local agricultural producers, so there is no doubt about their quality. ”
Extended agricultural fairs in the Ulyanovsk region were initiated by Governor Sergei Morozov. They are aimed at stabilizing the price situation in the consumer market and supporting local producers. The next fair will be held on September 16 near the shopping center Zvezda along Oktyabrskaya Street in the Zasviyazhsky District of Ulyanovsk.
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