PepsiCo annually processes more than 250,000 tons of potatoes, of which about 25,000 tons of agricultural supply company Vladimir region — of "Agro-industrial company" Russia "(Gus Crystal area) and" Svetlana "(Melenkovsky district).
The company currently imports from Europe around 50,000 tonnes. To completely stop importing PepsiCo seeks to establish domestic production of raw materials. The main conditions for potato chips are on the observance of cultivation technology, the availability of modern storage facilities with air conditioning systems, which allow to store production throughout the year. Due to the fact that almost all the raw materials are grown from imported material, PepsiCo is considering to establish chipsovyh seed potato varieties on the basis of SEC PZ "Dmitriev mountains" Melenkovsky district.
In addition, during the meeting were contracted to produce chipsovogo potatoes for PepsiCo has named SEC PZ "Dmitriev mountains" Melenkovsky district, and OOO "Dream" Murom district and LLC "Vladimir vegetables" Kameshkovsky district.