Trade Fair » Russia » Saint Petersburg » 27-08-2012
Event Language : English
Event Date : 27-08-2012
ХХ Jubilee Agricultural Trade Fair has finished at “LENEXPO” complex
XX Jubilee Agricultural Trade Fair “Agrorus 2011” took place in “LENEXPO” Exhibition and Congress Center on August 22-28, 2011. Within 20 years it has become a convenient meeting place for all Russian Farmers, where there they demonstrate agricultural achievements and discuss professional problems.
This year the Event has been visited by over than 149 thousand people – citizens of St. Petersburg and guests. 45 Russian regions and foreign participants (CIS countries, Germany, India, Latvia, Ukraine and Finland) took part in the Trade Fair.
1500 companies demonstrated their production. Outside exposition occupied all “Lenexpo” premises. Within 7 exhibition days the Fair Market sold 277 tons of vegetables, 28 tons of blueberry and cowberry, 235 tons of sausages and meat, 65 tons of dairy products and 659 tons of honey. Fish Market sold 35 tons of fish and became very popular with visitors.
Business program, attended by the field specialists, business representatives and State authorities, was devoted to the most topical issues of the Russian agriculture and its development perspectives. Several new expositions such as “agricultural logistics infrastructure” and “Russian Farmer Program” were organized at the Trade Fair for the first time ever.
“Family farms” exposition was organized for the third time. Besides, all farmers were offered insurance consultations from the Russian Agricultural Leasing Company (Rosagroleasing).
Agricultural Job Fair worked for the whole exhibition period. The representatives of the Leningrad Region Labor Committee, St. Petersburg Committee for employment and labor and some agricultural enterprises of the Leningrad Region took part in the job fair. The Bank of vacancies offered over 4000 vacancies at the Regional agricultural enterprises and over 2000 in St. Petersburg. This year job fair’s service has been used by 605 people.
The Program was traditionally divided into thematic days: Farmers’ day, the days of Pskov, Leningrad Region, St. Petersburg, gardeners’ day, the day of folk crafts and the day of honey.
Public honey degustation and contest were organized in the framework of traditional “Honey day”. Over 40 applications were submitted for the contest. Testers could try 114 kinds of honey. The degustation determined 7 best honeys and 9 more received “good quality” sign. The winner of Public Choice contest is Mikhail Zhuchkov from Irkutsk Region (“Baikal Honey” farm).
Field contests “The best Farm”, “The best family livestock farm”, “the best agricultural achievement”, “the best agricultural equipment” and etc… took place in the framework of “Agrorus” Trade Fair.
The spirit of holiday was created by the participants of bright and joyful stage program. Since 2001 the Trade Fair has been known as “Agrorus”. Within years it has become the largest agricultural forum which gathers agricultural manufacturers, consumers, State authorities and field specialists.
Event Details :
Event Name : Agricultural Trade Fair “Agrorus 2012”
Event Category : Trade Fair
Event Date : 27-08-2012
Country : Russia
Region : Saint Petersburg, Leningrad Oblast, Murmansk Oblast, Republic of Karelia, Novgorod Oblast, Vologda Oblast, Tver Oblast, Yaroslavl Oblast
Town : Saint Petersburg
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