Russia's first production line of feta cheese will be officially launched on 11 September in the city of Gryazovets Vologda region, told ITAR-TASS in the press service of the acting Governor of the Vologda region on Wednesday.
It is expected that the production of cheese is used raw materials exclusively local suppliers.
"Substitution opens up new opportunities for our farmers, processors and farmers of the Vologda region", - quotes the acting Governor Oleg Kuvshynnykova his press service.
Monthly plant can produce up to 450 tons of cheese. Produce like cheese domestic companies is hampered by the lack of special packaging lines. The unique technology of liquid filling, when the cheese hardens already in the package, eliminates human contact with unpackaged product. Such equipment in the world there are eight units, so the experts are convinced that the Vologda region has become the main supplier of this type of cheese in the country.
"We will promote products Vologda producers within the framework of the project "Real Vologda product"anchor product which is Vologda butter. I hope that another anchor brand will soon become and feta cheese, which will be made from our milk", - said earlier Kuvshinnikov.
Line for production of cheese will be launched on the basis of already existing processing plants. Agreement on cooperation in developing the investment project was signed in 2013 between the Corporation of development of the region and the group of companies "Neva cheeses".
Feta is one of the most popular white cheese, "he previously told ITAR-TASS Vice President CC Maxim Malygin. - It is one of the fastest growing sales of cheese in the world. At the moment it is manufactured in seven countries". In the shops the cheese produced in the Vologda region, will go under the trademark "Sirtaki".
Translated by the service Yandeks.perevod"