Belarus is self-sufficient in food production and is the CIS leader in per capita production*:
potatoes - 675kg
meat - 127kg
milk - 771kg
eggs - 375.
Belarus ranks fifth in the CIS in per capita production:
grain - 842kg
vegetables - 206kg.
Per capita consumption of staple foods in 2017:
meat and meat products - 92kg
milk and dairy products - 249kg
eggs - 265
potatoes and potato products - 172kg
vegetables, cucurbits crops and products made from them- 153kg
fruit, berries and products made from them – 89kg.
Per capita consumption of staple foods in 2010:
meat and meat products - 84kg
milk and dairy products - 242kg
eggs – 292
potatoes and potato products - 183kg
vegetables, cucurbits crops and products made from them - 149kg
fruit, berries and products made from them – 65kg.
The share of domestic grocery in retail sales in H1 2018:
eggs - 100%
meat and meat products – 99.8%
butter – 99.7%
sugar – 90.9%
potatoes – 89.5%
flour – 85.9%
As of early 2018, there were about 17,000 grocery stores in Belarus (30% of the total number of stores) or 18 grocery stores per 10,000 population.
* Hereinafter – data for 2017
Source: National Statistics Committee of Belarus