After quarantine implementation consumption for frozen vegetables in the Russian Federation had risen up. We were talking with  Alexander Melnik, director of Ortika Frozen Foods ( Hortex daughter company in Russia): “We observed about 30–40% growth in orders for the vegetable group, and 10–15% for fruits,” —  said Alexander.

The orders for frozen champignon also had risen up, but not substantial — about 10%.

Frozen champignon is 3-4% of the frozen vegetable market in the Russian Federation. Alexandr Melnik assessed: Russian Federation residents consume about 12 000 tons of frozen champignon

In more detail about it and new technologies for freezing mushrooms, we will talk with Alexander Melnik at the conference „Ukrainian Mushroom Days” on September, 7-9.