Turnover of Finnish dairy producer Valio in Russia increased by 14%, according to Delovoy Peterburg.
The volume of production owned by OOO "Valio" — a subsidiary of the concern — the plant in Moscow region grew by 18% in 2017. Maximum production capacity increased from 10 to 15 thousand tons and the volume of investment in the plant exceeded the €67 million. Also a 9% increase in the manufacture of Valio products in five partner companies in Russia.
The largest trade networks of Russia — in particular, X5 Retail Group and Magnit — warned about the possible shortage of goods due to the unwillingness of suppliers of animal products to work in the new system of veterinary certification "Mercury". According to X5, about half of the 1,500 suppliers have not confirmed their readiness to work in mercury, the data also confirm in Magnit.