Krasnogvardeysky dairy plant, located in Adygea to export all produced by the company soft cheese in Azerbaijan, said the Minister of agriculture of the Republic Vladimir Svezhenets, reports TASS.
“We plan to ramp up production for brand Republic – Adyghe cheese – how for the Russian market and for export abroad. Our cheese will now be available in Azerbaijan,” he said.
According to him, the initiative is part of the regional project “the Export of agricultural products in the Republic of Adygea” of the national project “international cooperation and exports”.
Commercial Director Krasnogvardeysky dairy Ruslan Teshev, told reporters that the first shipment of cheese to the large chain stores of Azerbaijan will take place next week.
Currently, negotiations are underway for the start of deliveries of production in Turkey.
“Last year the export of agricultural products totaled $17.2 million, in 2019 it is planned to increase this figure to $28.7 million, i.e. 1.7 times,” – said Svezhenets.
He also said that in the next six years under the national project we need to increase exports of agricultural products by 4.5 times. Emphasis will be placed on not only the cheese, but also rice and oil.
We will remind, last year it was made 13,6 thousand tons of Adygei cheese, by 2024 it is planned to produce 17 thousand tons. In the Republic with this goal is the reorientation of farmers ‘ activity dairy cattle.