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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Putin urged not to translate the Russian cranberry vodka exclusively

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the domestic cranberries could go on manufacture of yoghurts and not just alcoholic beverages. According to him, for the production of soft drinks manufacturers prefer to import berries from abroad.

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“Vodka cranberry, I look, produce, and yogurt for some reason on cranberries by themselves can not produce”, – said the head of state during a meeting on the development of agriculture in the Tver region.

Earlier, the head of the Ministry of agriculture Alexander Tkachev has declared that the country in large volumes of purchases abroad mushrooms and berries. In particular, only mushrooms Russia imports of two billion dollars a year, despite the fact that, as the Minister put it, “like dirt,” reports RIA Novosti.

The Minister said that in the next two to three years, will increase the volume of production, harvesting and processing cranberries.

Note that on the morning of Thursday, the Russian President had Breakfast with the Tver machine operators. The President has been treated with cranberry juice and bio yogurt, which also included the local cranberry production. At the same time, Vladimir Putin noted the high quality local produce.

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