The Sreda Obitaniya program on the OTR channel (Public Television of Russia) did a piece on how to select tasty and healthy tomatoes in a store or in a market and examined the Russian tomato segment. A few employees of Eco-Culture holding participated in the story as the invited experts
The reporters claimed that only 45 percent of tomatoes that are found on the shelves are produced by domestic producers. This means that more than half of these are being imported.
The Chief Agronomist of the greenhouse complex A. Mogilny talked about a predatory bug, macrofullus, which they breed in insectaria to help fight the most hazardous tomato pests: whiteflies and aphids.