Global food products market is growing rapidly by more than 6% per year
Global food products market is growing rapidly by more than 6% per year. Kazakhstan has all the chances to have a niche in the global food market. Kazakh manufacturers have extensive experience in producing good-quality products made from natural raw materials. Thus, ‘RZA’ dairy complex in Kyzylorda region decided to expand production. The largest Southern Kazakhstan dairy farm was recognized as the leading dairy producer by the CIS Economic Council. The farm delivers up to 30 tons of agricultural products to Aktobe, Mangystau, Atyrau and Almaty regions daily.
ZHENIS KARABALAYEV, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, AGROCOMPLEX
We are planning to increase breeding stock. There are 500 dairy cows in the farm. It is necessary to increase the amount of dairy cows twofold to expand the export potential. We have opportunities to do that.
Eastern Kazakhstan cheese makers are planning to enter the Russian market soon. Milk processing plant has been operating in Zhezkent border village for more than 10 years. The plant manufactures butter, sour cream, two sorts of cheese.
MARINA SLAVETSKAYA, TECHNOLOGIST
Our products do not contain any foreign chemical and extraneous additives. They have pure taste and are hundred percent organic.
Kazakhstan’s salt manufacturers have long been known in the Russian market. They intend to increase supply volumes. ‘Aral tuz’ Kyzylorda factory’s products are time-tested. Modern equipment helped to increase the capacity by 7 times and expand production up to 400,000 tons per year. ‘Aral tuz’ has exported 200,000 tons of finished products to Russia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and other neighboring countries.
KAZYBAI KUDAIBERGENOV, CANDIDATE OF ECONOMIC SCIENCES
Countless stocks of the Lake Aral provide an opportunity to expand export potential and open new factories. For instance, construction of Kazakhstan’s first soda ash manufacturing plant has been launched.
MALIK TURMANOV, DEPUTY HEAD, REGIONAL DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMY AND BUDGET PLANNING
According to preliminary data of the regional statistics department, only in 8 months, Kazakhstan, including our region, exported over 26% of product to Russia compared to the same period last year. The share of Aral salt has reached about 10% in Russian food market
Kazakhstan’s confectioners intend to increase the volumes and enter external markets as well. The manufacturing technology that is used in Southern Kazakhstan has a half-century history. The factory manufactures over 10 sorts of bread, cakes, dryings and gingerbread.
SANZHAR YERDESSOV, DIRECTOR OF CONFECTIONARY
I think that Kazakhstan’s business has a huge potential, so we plan to increase our presence in the region in the future. We also plan to enter other cities’ and neighboring countries’ markets.
According to analysts, Kazakh manufacturers have opportunities to enter eternal markets and thereby make a greater contribution to the development of Kazakhstan’s economy.