Italian Barilla has become a resident of Stupino Kvadrat Special Economic Zone (SEZ) near Moscow. The company has already started and continues to build a flour mill on the territory of the SEZ, the Ministry of Investment, Industry and Science of the Moscow Region said.
"The investment project with an investment volume of more than 4 billion rubles involves the creation of a mill for the production of flour from durum wheat. The products will serve as additional raw materials for the development of Barilla's pasta production activities in the Moscow region. At a new plant of the company in Stupino will be created about 40 jobs "- said the head of the Ministry Ekaterina Zinovieva.
It is noted that the company plans to buy hard wheat for processing from Russian suppliers. The output will be produced in strict conformity with the norms and quality standards of Italian group of companies.
Barilla factory, which produces pasta and sandwich bread, is already operating in Solnechnogorskiy district of Moscow region.
"The new facility in the Stupino urban district will increase the localization of the company's production capacities and ensure the growth of the group's efficiency in Russia as a whole. With the new project, Barilla's total investments into the economy of the Moscow region will exceed 10 billion rubles," said the regional authorities.
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Author: Karina Kamalova