According to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, this year, thanks to state support measures, the production of berry products will increase in Russia. According to the correspondent of KazakhZerno.kz , the estimated indicator for the 2020 season is 19 thousand tons. It is not a great rise (+1.6%), but ahead of the 2019 result. The growth is more noticeable in comparison with 2018 (+20%).
The department estimated the production volumes for all agricultural producers. Berry crops such as strawberries, currants, raspberries, gooseberries or blueberries were included in the database.
According to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, berries are most produced on an industrial scale in Kabardino-Balkaria (2.5 thousand tons), Altai (2.2 thousand tons), Oryol (1.6 thousand tons), Moscow Region (1.5 thousand tons) and the Kuban (1.2 thousand tons).