The Armenian government approved at a meeting on Thursday a financial agreement with the EU, providing for the provision of 3 million euros to Yerevan as part of the process of smooth abandonment of the geographical designation "cognac" for Armenian alcoholic beverages.
State Duma deputy Vitaly Milonov proposed to call Latvia the Latvian SSR and prohibit the import of sprat from there.
Tea suppliers on May 17 began notifying retailers in Russia of a possible 12% increase in the price of tea due to the possible closure of a number of large plantations in India during the peak of the pandemic.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) no longer considers the common artificial color E-171 to be a safe food additive.
Russian scientists from Novosibirsk have patented a method of vodka production, which allows to reduce its toxic and post-intoxication effect by 18-20%.
Russia has set a record for food supplies abroad in 2020. This information is reported by the RBC agency. Agricultural exports exceeded imports for the first time.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates has urged rich countries to switch to artificial beef to save the planet.
Russian retail chains faced difficulties in purchasing bananas. This was reported by Kommersant.
Russia supplied 34.3 million tonnes of grain to other countries from the start of the growing season in July 2020 to January 2021. This is 25% more than the same period last year and the highest indicator in the entire history of the market.
By the end of the year, Russia will become the sixth supplier of coffee in the world, the Russian Export Center predicts.
According to the Kommersant newspaper, difficulties with the shipment of wheat under current contracts began in Russia against the background of the announced quotas and duties on grain exports.
The famous Russian concern Kalashnikov, which produces 95% of small arms in Russia, is going to expand its activities and start producing principally new goods.
The new aw on viticulture and winemaking, which came into force in Russia in 2020, increased the demand for domestic, including Stavropol, grapes.
Domestic prices for sunflower oil in Russia have grown so strongly in recent years that they have broken a price record.
Investments in its construction and equipment amounted to about 100 million rubles