Russia: Second phase of 17 ha greenhouse complex launched in Novosibirsk

The second phase of the biggest greenhouse complex in Siberia has opened in the Novosibirsk region. The launch of the project, which required 23.7 million euros worth of investments from the shareholder, Korkunov Group, will allow the region to meet its own demand in vegetables.

The first phase of the greenhouse complex was launched in November 2016. The project required investments of 46 million euros.

“Today in Novosibirsk there appeared the biggest greenhouse of the whole of Siberia”, noted the authorized representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Siberian Federal District, Mr. Sergey Menyaylo.

With the launch of the new phase, the overall acreage of the greenhouse complex Tolmachevsky will exceed 17.2 ha, overall productivity will comprise 25 thousand tons a year.

“The Novosibirsk region may increase self-provision with vegetable crops from 52% to 100%”, mentioned the governor of the Novosibirsk region, Mr. Andrey Travnikov.

The greenhouse complex Tolmachevsky is located next to the greenhouse complex Novosibirsky. The latter has been functioning since 2010 and produces 12 thousand tons of vegetables per year. In 2010, the company is planning to open the third greenhouse complex, named Obskoy.

Source: tass.ru


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