In the Kuban launched the fruit storage cost of 600 million rubles

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The first phase of the new fruit storage cost 600 million rubles launched in Yeisk district of Krasnodar region, the press service of the regional administration.

Clarifies that the fruit storage LLC «Fruit» is constructed in the framework of the investment agreement signed at the international investment forum in Sochi in 2016. The company has its own garden area of about 1 thousand hectares, which produced apples, pears, plums, apricots, cherries. Grown products are sold in the retail network of the region.

«The total cost of the project exceeds 600 million rubles. This year, the company has developed more than 150 million rubles. By these means the construction of fruit storage capacity of about 3 thousand tons of simultaneous storage and workshop packing and sorting line with Dutch equipment», — stated in the message. The Ministry added that it is planned to increase capacity to 10 thousand tons, and also involves the construction of 3 filling rooms.

According to the Vice-Governor in charge of agriculture, Andrew Box, just in 2018 in the region were built fruit storage capacity of simultaneous storage of about 17 thousand tons. «Today Krasnodar region is the absolute leader in Russia in production of berries and fruits. Almost half of all Russian apples produces exactly the Kuban. We aim to increase the production of fruit, and, of course, the creation of necessary infrastructure for storage and possible implementation in the offseason» – are words in the message Box.

To date, the total capacity of fruit storage region allows to store simultaneously about 223 thousand tons. However, according to regional authorities, this is not enough, so we are planning to build. Next year it is expected the construction of the repository total volume of about 20 thousand tons. It is specified that for creation of storage facilities farmers can use measures of state support and subsidies on compensation of direct costs incurred and grant funds. In addition, the construction of storage facilities, you can get a soft loan at the rate to 5%.