Participants of the I International Fruit and Vegetable Fair have visited Andijan, Bukhara, Samarkand, Jizzakh, and other regions, where they got acquainted with the work on the development of agriculture, production and processing of agricultural products, improvement of the welfare of the population.
As a result of the fundamental reforms implemented under the leadership of President Islam Karimov on the formation of a socially oriented market economy, the expansion of the areas under food crops, the farm movement and the development of processing industry in our country – Uzbekistan in a historically short period of time has achieved food sovereignty.
In accordance with the resolution of the Head of our state “On measures on improving system of procurement and use of fruits, vegetables, potatoes and melons” from April 12 2016, the cultivation of agricultural products, its processing and export in our country are expanded.
Group members of the fair visited Fergana region. In “Fargona gusht-sut savdo” Ltd they familiarized with the cold storage rooms with a capacity of one thousand tons, intensive gardens of the “Fergana Fresh Fruits” on an area of 40 hectares, peach and apple orchards of the agricultural firm “Muyan” in Kuvasay, cold storage rooms with a capacity of 4 thousand tonnes in Altiarik district, region’s achievements in the field of food industry.
Representatives of the companies from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Russia, participating in the fair, visited intensive orchards in Bayaut, Havast, Mirzaabad and Syrdarya districts of Syrdarya region.
About a dozen varieties of fruits and grapes, grown in the intensive method of “Ohalik oltin bogi”, the joint venture “Agromir Samarkand” attracted a great interest. The “Agromir Samarkand” from fruits and vegetables produces preserves, fruit juices and nectars. They are exported abroad.