The production index for the full range of enterprises in January-August 2012 amounted to 135.5% — according to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic. Processing enterprises of the republic keep increasing production in most products.
Thus, the production of meat products increased by 15.9% compared to January-August 2011, meat products — by 4.7%, dairy products — by 2.1%, butter — 22.6%. Due to the increase in production of alcoholic beverages in the branch of "Rosspirtprom" Petrozavodsk distillery "Peter", is 4.4-fold increase in the production of vodka. There was a slight decrease in the production of bread and bakery products — 93.6% for the corresponding period in 2011.
Total volume of shipped goods, works and services of the food processing industry for eight months of 2012 amounted to 4,152,700,000 rubles, or 108.5% of the corresponding period in 2011.