A memorandum of cooperation between the Novosibirsk region and Surkhandarya region of the Republic of Uzbekistan was signed. Representatives of Uzbekistan said they were ready to increase the export of fruits and vegetables to Novosibirsk, VN.RU reports.
Tura Bobolov, the governor of the Surkhandarya region, said that at the end of February, they are ready to supply fresh cabbage, greens, lemons, pomegranates, persimmons. Harvest can be collected three times a year, thanks to the southern sun. Usually, Uzbek vegetables and fruits are delivered to Russia under the brand of other states, but now Uzbekistan wants to establish direct deliveries.
The general director of the RosAgroMarket group of companies, Bogdan Grigoryev, said that two months later two buildings of the wholesale distribution centre would open the doors to the territory of the industrial and logistics park near Novosibirsk. Warehouse infrastructure provides for the reception of fish, meat, dairy products, as well as vegetables and fruits. In addition, goods will be delivered to restaurants, shops and catering outlets in the Novosibirsk Region and neighbouring regions.