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Russia can take 20% of global market for wild organic crops


Some 24,000 tons of wild crops, worth $69 million, have been exported by Russia last year, says the AgroExport division of the Ministry of Agriculture. In January-August 2021, exports amounted to 9,000 tons worth $39 million.

The consumers are mostly European countries, including Germany, Lithuania, Estonia, Czech Republic, Finland, and Poland. China is also among the top 5 buyers of Russia’s wild organic crops.“Russia can take 20% of the world market for organic wild plants,” AgroExport said. The country “has about a fifth of the total forest area in the world. This determines huge potential for the development …

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