AgroNero LLC, which is part of the Belaya Dacha agricultural holding, has implemented an investment project for the cultivation of baby-leaf salads in the Rostov district of the Yaroslavl region.
About 130 million rubles were spent on the construction of new greenhouses. 130 residents of the region received jobs. State support for the project amounted to more than 1.3 million rubles.
– The company has expanded its range of finished products by growing new types of fresh herbs and salads. The project provides for year-round production of salads in greenhouses with an area of 1,000 square meters, as well as the organization of the production of salads in the open field on an area of 2.5 hectares, – said acting. director of the department of agro-industrial complex and consumer market Dmitry Fomin.
The greenhouse complex was put into operation in April this year, and most recently, agronomists harvested the first crop: 36 tons of arugula and 10 tons of spinach.
“Due to the construction of new greenhouses, it is planned to increase the production volume: arugula – up to 130 tons, spinach – up to 20 tons per year,” said Alexander Abramchuk, General Director of AgroNero LLC.
Now, about 500 hectares of land have been put into circulation at the AgroNero enterprise, on which carrots, beets, cabbage, various types of greens and lettuce (arugula, iceberg, Romano and others) are grown.
According to the chief agronomist of the farm, Nikolay Podosenov, this year 100 hectares of carrots, 40 hectares of beets and 20 hectares of cabbage were planted.
The products of AgroNero LLC are supplied to the factories of the Russian holding company JSC Belaya Dacha, from where they are sent to large retailers and restaurants.