Lamb Weston / Meijer acquires majority share in Russia’s first large scale French fries factory
December 08, 2020
Lamb Weston / Meijer strengthened its position in the frozen processed potato market in Russia with the acquisition of a majority share of its existing joint venture with the Belaya Dacha Group. The joint venture owns Russia’s largest French fries factory.
PepsiCo launched a new line for the production of chips in the Moscow region
October 23, 2020
According to the Ministry of Investments, Industry and Science of the Moscow Region, the tenth production line was launched at the PepsiCo enterprise in the Kashirsky District (Frito Lay Manufacturing LLC). It will produce Lay's ® chips. The production capacity of the line is more than 5 thousand tons of finished products per year.
The 2020 potato harvest in the various regions of Russia
October 10, 2020
Since the start of autumn, potato producers in the regions of Russia have been facing many challenges, new and old. In the Russian Federation, the average annual volume of potatoes used for food purposes is estimated to be at 13-14 million tons, which makes potato one of the most important crops in Russia. In this article, we present information about the potato situation in various regions of Russia.
Pepsico Russia has officially started construction of a savory snacks plant in Novosibirsk
September 17, 2020
Pepsico Russia has officially started the construction of a savory snack plant in Novosibirsk, its third such plant in Russia. The plant will start production end 2021 and produce Lays potato chips and 'CrunchTeam' croutons.
McCain Foods plans its first plant in Russia for the production of french fries in the Tula region
July 01, 2020
According to the Russian newspaper 'Kommersant', a new large producer of french fries is making plans to enter Russia. The Canadian company McCain Foods 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.
Potato breeding center will be built in the Tomsk region, Russia
March 24, 2020
The plans for its creation were considered by an interdepartmental commission for the implementation of investment projects in the agricultural sector under the leadership of the Deputy Governor of the Tomsk Region for agro-industrial complex