In 2015, market player of Russia's juice industry produced 2, 479 million liters, which is 12% less than in the previous year, according to the Russian Union of Juice Producers.
Azerbaijan's Minister Of Agriculture plans to create national agricultural centers in Russia's largest cities, according the a page on the web site called Trend.
Industry experts have cited the 2014 results of a report by Euromonitor International and said that juice sales in Russia are down. Over the past year, beverage sales dropped 3.6 percent to 2.59 billion liters. If we consider the share of five large juice producers, their volume of production slumped 5.9 percent.
Shifting gears and moving production away from the Russian market to the US market at first was a way out of a critical situation for the Ukrainian juice industry, as Ukrainian suppliers are facing difficult circumstances, Taras Barschovsky, founder of GK T.B. Fruit, said in an interview with AgroTimes.
The Coca-Cola Hellenic Communications Manager Evgeny Mogilevoy was quoted in a report by TASS as having announced the plant's closure.
Vedomosti reported, quoting a company representative, that in June PepsiCo will cease operations in Ramensky, which currently produces fruit juices J7, Lyubimiy Sad, Lyubimiy Sad With Vitamins, 100% Gold Premium, Gold Classic, Zdraivery, J7 Activ, Fruktoviy Sad, and Ya.
According to a report published in NEWS.am, quoting Georgios Frangistas, president of the association of Greek exporters of fruit, vegetables and juice Incofruit, and the marketing director of the Greek company to export fruits Gefra, said that according to experts Armenian and Turkish suppliers of Armenia and Turkey will not be able to fully replace Greece's previously held export position.