The President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov visited the agricultural fair in the agro-industrial park "Kazan" today. He was accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan - Minister of Agriculture and Food of Tatarstan Marat Zyabbarov.
Rustam Minnikhanov examined the fairground and trade pavilions, got acquainted with the presented range of agricultural products and prices for the main categories of products, and also talked with buyers and sellers. The fair presented the products of Arsk and Kukmorsk regions, Tatpotrebsoyuz, Tatarstan farmers.
A total of 11 million rubles worth of products were imported. It included 48.6 tons potatoes and vegetables, beef - 11 tons, pork - 1.4 tons, poultry - 1.3 tons, draft milk - 3.2 tons, hard cheeses - 400 kg, butter - 300 kg, granulated sugar - 5 tons, flour - 5 tons, cereals - 6 tons, grain - 20 tons, honey - 1.1 tons. Traditionally, citizens of Kazan can buy goods at prices lower than in stores.
In general, according to the results of 13 fairs held in the cities, products for a total of 972 million rubles were imported and sold. The townspeople purchased 1,100 tons of meat, 248 tons of draft milk, 3.8 million chicken eggs, 545 tons of flour and 764 tons of granulated sugar, 23.4 thousand tons of potatoes and vegetables.
Recall that agricultural fairs began work on September 12 and will be held weekly until the New Year. The assortment at various sites has its own characteristics and is tailored to the needs of residents.