In Tatarstan opens the season for traditional agricultural fairs

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The season for traditional agricultural fairs, where agricultural products can be bought directly from manufacturers at prices below retail by 20-30%, opens in Tatarstan, according to the Ministry of agriculture and food of the Republic.

«From 16 September to 23 December, every Saturday will operate ten sites in Kazan, three in Naberezhnye Chelny and one in the Oktyabrsky village of Zelenodolsky district. Recommended prices for the products is 20-30% below retail», — stated in the message with reference to the first Deputy head of the regional Ministry of agriculture Nikolay Titov.

According to him, in 2016, the fair was held in two stages — from 10 September to 24 December and from 16 January to 7 may. Only held 33 of the fair, which brought production for the sum more than 1,6 billion rubles.

According to the head of regional veterinary office Diamond khisamutdinova, each site will be attended by specialists. Veterinary services for agricultural producers are free.

The Minister of agriculture and food of Tatarstan, Marat Akhmetov said that in 2017 it is necessary to increase the level of organization of agricultural fairs. He also urged the heads of the leading agro-industrial organizations (greenhouse complex Mayskiy, sugar factories of the Republic, the company «Kazanzernoprodukt», and others) to participate in fairs according to the schedule every two weeks because their products are very popular.

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