According to the Regional Ministry of Agriculture press service, 10 projects implementation with total cost of 21.9 bln RUB and creation of 1500 work places are planned for the current year. The projects included 3 greenhouse complexes: Solnechniy Dar (2nd phase), Greenhouse Vostochny and Sun Valley (2nd phase) with total area of 60 ha, Agro Plus turkey meat production complex (3rd phase) with the capacity increase up to 14.1 thousand tons, 2 commercial dairy farms for 4 000 in animal units. Besides, 2 projects of orchard establishing with the total area of 327 ha and 2 meat processing projects with production capacity of 85.9 per day.
In the investment structure there are local investors and large Russian companies. For example, the following companies are strengthening their positions in the region: the largest greenhouse vegetables producers in the region Agricultural Holding ECOCULTURE and Group of Companies AGRICO. Agricultural investment company AGRICO is continuing Agri park Stavropolye project implementation, the next phase of which is a meat processing plant.
“New investors appear in the region. Damate Group of Companies – the leading turkey meat producer in Russia- started implementation of a huge investment project on lamb production and processing. Production facilities of the company are also in Penza and Tumen regions. These results are achieved due to the measures of state support such as preferential loans and property and profit taxes exemption for investors”, said Oleg Yurchenko, Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Stavropol Region.
8 investments projects with total cost of 8.34 bln roubles were completed in 2018. They allowed to provide 874 work places.
Source: The DairyNews