In January-September, Russia increased sunflower oil and flour production — Rosstat




In January-September of 2019, the general production volumes of crude sunflower oil and its fractions in Russia totaled 3.7 mln tonnes, up 20% compared with the figures in the same period last year, reported the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat).

At the same time, the production of wheat and wheat-rye flour types in Russia increased by 0.6% compared with the same period last season, and totaled 6.3 mln tonnes, as well as confectionery products — up 1.8%, to 2.8 mln tonnes.

Also, in the reporting period Russia reduced the production of margarines by 5.7% — to 327 thsd tonnes.