A potato processing plant with the production of dry mashed potatoes (cereals) is about to start operating in the Stolbtsovsky district. About this MLYN.BY during the press tour said the director of the enterprise Vitaly Sobol.
Now the project, which includes the construction of a boiler room and warehouses for storing potatoes and finished products, is in the final stage. It remains to get permission from the Ministry of Emergencies.
The construction of the plant takes place in two stages. After the first one, it will be able to process 80 thousand tons of potatoes per year and produce 12 thousand tons of finished products. After the second - 160 thousand and 24 thousand tons, respectively. The finished products are going to be shipped for export to the countries of near and far abroad.
The enterprise has installed modern equipment from the best world manufacturers. The amount of investments in construction exceeded 21 million rubles.
According to Vitaly Sobol, the company is interested in additional cultivation and purchase of potatoes from third-party organizations. For the smooth operation of the plant, 160 thousand tons of potatoes will be required, while the enterprise plans to grow only about 2019 thousand tons in 52.