TOMSK, Mar 25 – RIA Tomsk. By
the end of 2020, Tomsk enterprises produced more than 32 thousand tons
of food products from wild-growing plants – this is four times more than
eight years ago; about 7 thousand tons of products were exported,
Deputy Governor Andrey Knorr said at a round table dedicated to the
development of regional brands.
Earlier it was reported
that the volume of harvesting wild plants in 2020 in the Tomsk region
amounted to 10.1 thousand tons, which is 4 thousand tons less than a
year earlier. At the same time, 2019 turned out to be less fruitful than
2018. The main types of raw materials are: berries (2,485 thousand
tons), pine nuts (3,806 tons), mushrooms (1,129 tons), chaga (140 tons),
willowherbs (196 tons), pine cone (26.9 tons), medicinal plants (875
On Thursday, Tomsk "Boiling Point" hosts a round
table "Regional Brands of Russia – New Points of Growth" with the
participation of representatives of Rospatent, regional officials and
businessmen. According to the vice-governor supervising agriculture and
consumer market, the products of the regional agro-industrial complex
account for 15% of the total export structure – this is the second
indicator after the export of timber products.
of sales of products from wild plants has quadrupled over the past
eight years – in physical terms today (at the end of 2020) this volume
exceeds 32.4 thousand tons, or 12% of the food industry output. In 2014,
it was about 8-9 thousand tons... The total volume of exports of
products from wild plants amounted to about 7 thousand tons", – Knorr
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Also, according to him, in the Tomsk region the
volume of production of confectionery and wines has noticeably increased
(we are talking about the only Kakheti enterprise, which has increased
its output eightfold over the past eight years).
also reported that in 2020 in the structure of exports of agricultural
products from the Tomsk region, 30% is rapeseed oil, 20% – pork. The
Tomsk region exported 6.9 thousand tons of agricultural products to 27
countries of the world for a total of 49.3 million dollars. By 2024, it
is planned to achieve the total export volume of agricultural products
of 58.8 million dollars – this is 7.9 thousand tons of products.