A POTATO “HOUSE”
The Tolochin-based tinned food factory, Vitebsk Oblast, has built a modern facility to store potatoes.
Designed to store 12,000 tonnes of potatoes in bulk, it will enable the company to keep potatoes in a good condition. The project was implemented in 2010-2011 and cost about Br30 billion in effective prices.
The Tolochin tinned food factory is the key tax payer in Tolochin District. It specializes in making fruit and grape wines, potato starch, pasta products, growing agricultural crops. The company’s own base of raw materials includes over 4,500 hectares of farmland.
In H1 2011 the company turned out Br12.3 billion worth of merchandise, 116.4% as against the same period of last year. Export to Russia alone nearly tripled.