The industrial production of potatoes in Russia in 2018 amounted to about 7 million tons, Deputy Minister of Agriculture Dzhambulat Khatuov told reporters.
“Within 7 million tons. This is a production in agricultural enterprises and farms. We are talking about industrial production, ”Hatuov said.
He added that the ratio of domestic and imported potatoes in the domestic market should be as follows: 30% can be imported from other countries, and 70% must be produced in Russia.
The National Union of Fruit and Vegetable Producers noted that a sufficient number of potato storages have been created in the country, which will completely preserve the crop.
A source: https://rns.online