As the Kommersant, A new large producer of french fries may appear in Russia. Canadian company in the world McCain created a structure for the construction of a plant in the Uzlovaya special economic zone (SEZ) in the Tula region and is already working on a project. Localization will make it possible to earn extra money due to low prices for potatoes in the Russian Federation and reduce logistics costs.
About Canadian Readiness McCain to begin the construction of its first plant for the production of french fries in the Russian Federation, it became known from the register. In June McCain Foods Holland BV и McCain Europa BV established McCain Foods Rus LLC in the city of Uzlovaya, Tula Region, whose activities include the production of finished products and dishes, and the processing of potatoes. A source in the market confirmed that McCain working on a project of a plant for the production of french fries, which is supposed to be placed in the SEZ "Uzlovaya". Among the conditions for investors are zero import duty and VAT rate until 2065, and the first ten years, the income tax rate is 2%. In the european office McCain prompt comment was not provided. The Development Corporation of the Tula region said that they could not yet disclose information about the project.