NESVIZH DISTRICT, 3 August (BelTA) - Gorodeya Sugar Refinery sells its products domestically and internationally and intends to ramp up production, Director General of Gorodeya Sugar Refinery Gennady Solovey told the media following the visit of Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko on 3 August, BelTA has learned.
"Now the most important task facing the sugar refinery is to produce the planned volumes. We are happy with the quality of sugar beet this year. The harvest looks goos. It is also important to prepare for 2023. We purchase equipment, lease land in Minsk Oblast and Grodno Oblast. We are not leaving Vitebsk Oblast. We will ramp up the production volumes. In total, more than 70 farms grow sugar beet for us. In addition, we operate our own farm. We are working with them, providing financial support," Gennady Solovey said.
According to him, 70% of combine harvesters will be ready for harvesting by 15 August. The rest will be ready by September.
The refinery's major focus is the domestic market, including confectionery enterprises. There is a good demand in the foreign market. Sugar and fruit products are supplied to Russia.