According to a representative of the managing company of the complex, the number of current lessees is still far from the potential capacity of the facility of Food City, adding that there is still a lot of space available.
Food City's management underlined that its trade houses are countries, rather than any particular export companies.
Alexei Nemeryuk, head of the Department of Trade and Services of Moscow, confirmed that city officials are interested in supplying quality imported foods to the capital.
“We've been contacted by trade representatives of these countries, ambassadors with requests to locate agricultural producers within Moscow territory. Many want to trade namely in Moscow,” he said.
Syrian enterprises have brought a large assortment of agricultural products to Food City including saffron, pistachios, figs and apricots. Indian exporters provide condiments and spices; Morocco – fruit; Tajikistan dried fruits.
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