Agriculture Minister visits vegetable-growing and selling companies

Economy | Agriculture
2019-08-27 16:53:41

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry of Mongolia Ch.Ulaan got acquainted with the activities of companies with storehouses and vegetable retailers. As of today, there are more than 70 points where 600 farmers and greengrocers are selling vegetables of late summer and early fall crops in Ulaanbaatar at cheap price on the market. 

The Minister reminded corresponding officials to take control on any actions leading to intended artificial increase of market price as the harvest period with abundant supply of fresh produces has come. He visited the MTS Agro, Delta Holding and Organic Solution, which have their own large-sized vegetable storehouses to see their capacities. 

The Food and Agriculture Minister also noted that a work to build a logistics center of vegetables in Ulaanbaatar city should be intensified. The logistics center being under construction by the Ministry's order will have a capacity to store 16 thousand tons of potatoes, vegetables, meat and meat products and fruits and berries properly, improving the food safety and quality and create one thousand jobs. It has been planned that the center will open in June 2020.