According to the telegram channel “Telegrams from Orel”, Grand Fraise LLC (a joint venture between Miratorg and the Vkusno-i Tochka network) is preparing documents for obtaining a building permit.
According to the investment portal of the Oryol region, on August 15, 2023, an additional cooperation agreement was signed between these companies and the Government of the Oryol region. According to the document, the volume of investments in the project will increase by 5,7 billion rubles, the total investment in the project over two years will amount to 17,5 billion rubles. This will make it possible to produce 20% more finished products and increase the plant's capacity from the originally declared 100 to 120 thousand tons per year.
An additional workshop specializing in the production of potato flakes will be built in addition to the complex for the production of french fries. The sale of potato flakes is expected in the B2B sector for further production of chips and snacks, frozen convenience foods, baby food, use in the baking industry and culinary.
Potatoes grown by the Miratorg agricultural holding in several regions of our country will be used as raw materials for the production of products. In order to provide the enterprise with raw materials, already in 2023, Miratorg began to create a seed fund of potatoes in the Kaliningrad and Bryansk regions.
It is planned that production will start working in the second quarter of 2025.