KALUGA, November 18 – RIA Novosti. Russian company “Inarktika” will grow trout and salmon fry in the Kaluga region, informs government of the region.
It is reported that on Friday in Kaluga, Governor Vladislav Shapsha held a working meeting with Ilya Sosnov, Director General of Inarctic PJSC. Issues of cooperation in the field of commercial fish farming were discussed.
“During the meeting, Ilya Sosnov introduced his enterprise specializing in salmon farming and successfully solving import substitution problems. Founded in 1997, the company is currently the Russian leader in aquaculture production,” the report said.
Sosnov said the organization acquired the right to use six fish farming areas in the Barents Sea in 2018. This will make it possible to increase the production capacity to 50,000 tons of final products per year by 2025 and to enter the top twenty world leaders in red fish producers. Plans for the next five years include the commissioning of sufficient additional capacities for primary processing and packaging of products, the conclusion of long-term contracts with the largest buyers, as well as the transition to our own fishseed.
“For this purpose, in 2022, the company became the owner of two fish breeding enterprises in the Kaluga region – Aquaculture Breeding Center LLC and F-Traut LLC. There they plan to breed fry fish, and then they will be sent to the Murmansk region. This is a very important stage in the production chain ” , – informs the regional government.
The governor expressed confidence that the investor will appreciate the potential of the Kaluga region. “Your choice is very important to us. We are ready to help you in every way. If you have any questions, let’s solve them together.”
Vladislav Shapsha also said that several fish farms are successfully operating in the Kaluga region. The development of aquaculture is carried out by farms and family farms, small businesses. This year, they produced about 1,000 tons of products, which is 15% more than last year. The governor emphasized that the sector is developing and new investments are coming.