The 4th International Agro-Industrial Dairy Forum attended by 2000 participants from 35 countries completed its work. Representatives of the Russian authorities, branch associations, business community, as well as foreign invitees discussed the ways of development of the dairy industry and the results yielded by introduction of the sanctions in the past three years. Opening the Forum, Andrei Vorobyev, Moscow Region Governor, said that his region carried out successfully import substitution of some agricultural products. According to the Governor, the next step in this direction would increase milk production to one million tons a year.
At the Forum, Coalco-Agro provided for tasting the best produce of its Barybino Breeding Farm, Povadino Breeding Farm, as well as Barybino Dairy Plant. The company’s exhibition stand was visited by the RF Minister of Agriculture who praised the quality of our products. Among participants in dairy product taste testing were Andrei Razin, Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Moscow Region, who expressed confidence that the Moscow Region would manage to secure a leading position among other regions, and Alexander Dvoinykh, Head of the Domodedovo Urban District, who said that a general agreement on supply of Domodedovo-produced milk to all the stores had been concluded with retail store chains.
COALCO-AGRO is a modern high-end technology complex comprising the Barybino Breeding Farm, the Povadino Breeding Farm and the Barybino Dairy Plant which are situated in the Domodedovo District of the Moscow Region. COALCO–Agro, a business unit of the Coalco Group of Companies, specializes in comprehensive developing of territories in Moscow and the Moscow Region. The total area of land plots is over 23,000 hectares. The cattle stock numbers 14,300 heads, including 5,935 cows. In the past ten years, milk production increased to 42,500 tons a year, while the average milk yield per a forage-fed cow amounted to over 7 tons a year, a record-high index in the Moscow Region. Buyers of Coalco-Agro’s dairy products include world–class processers, such as Danon, Ehrmann, Campina and Wimm-Bill-Dann.