The Ministry of Agriculture, Fish and Wildlife Service of the Republic of Karelia summed up the work of food and processing industries for January — April 2012.
According to the Republic of Karelia, the production index for the full range of businesses for 4 months was 131.7%. During January — April milk products increased by 3.3%, butter — by 21.2% over the same period last year. It is necessary to note the successful operation of all dairy enterprises of the republic: JSC "Slavmo" (CEO S.N.Maslyakov), JSC "Olonetsky Milk Factory" (executive director S.N.Basov), JSC "Medvezhegorsky Dairy Plant" (CEO AV Fedotov), JSC "Essoila" (CEO N.B.Abdullaev).
During the four months of 2012, production of meat products increased by 21 percent. The main manufacturer of this product is of "Karelian Meat" (Executive Director B.B.Vinokurov). Total volume of shipped goods, works and services of the food processing industry for 4 months in 2012 amounted to more than two billion rubles, which is 109% of the corresponding period in 2011, according to