Ilya Ragozin: The amount of high-quality cheeses in Russia is still negligible

Источник: The DairyNews
Ilya Ragozin, the owner and founder of Moloko Group, will speak at the conference “Dairy Business: Finance, Technology and Marketing”, where he will talk about the opportunities and risks of his own milk processing. The conference will be held on May 18, 2021, as part of the international exhibition Agros.

Moloko Group owns its own breeding farm located in Kaluga region. The company focuses on the full production cycle – from the field to the finished product and is the winner of the award "Best Cheese of Russia-2020" of the famous gastronomic festival "Cheese! Feast! Peace!"

‘For me, the dairy business is the main activity. We see significant prospects for the development of the industry, so we plan to build two breeding farms for 3,000 head of Jersey cattle and two processing plants for the production of Parmesan and Gorgonzola,’ - said the head of the enterprise.

He stressed, that ‘despite the fact that the supply of cheeses in Russia is increasing today, the amount of European-quality cheeses in the country is negligible.’

‘Due to the lack of a culture of cheese consumption and understanding of the importance of nutrition and digestibility of the product, our citizens do not understand the difference. People need to be educated!’ believes Ilya Ragozin. At the same time, the absence of cheese production, which has undergone a stage of evolution over decades and centuries, allows us to actively develop the domestic market of high-quality natural cheeses.

"Dairy Business: Finance, Technology and Marketing" is an industry conference aimed at informing and solving the problems of future and existing milk processors. During the event, which will take place at the AGROS exhibition site on May 18 in Moscow, a professional discussion will be held on topical issues of milk processing in the regions of the Russian Federation.

The event is hosted by V-Brand marketing agency, IDS milk technology support, and the leading dairy market news agency, The DairyNews.

Participation in the event is free of charge upon prior registration.

To get acquainted with the program and register for the conference, follow the link:

13 ноября 2023 г. правительство РФ опубликовало проект постановления, который предлагает присвоить всем коровникам и другим животноводческим сельхозпредприятиям категории «высокого и чрезвычайно высокого риска», что предполагает более строгий контроль и увеличение количества плановых проверок. The DairyNews узнал у участников молочного рынка, как нововведение отразится на работе животноводческих ферм и в целом на отрасли, а также насколько предлагаемые меры помогут в борьбе с опасными заболеваниями животных.
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