New potato processing plant announced in Kyrgyzstan

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A potato processing plant will be built in the Issyk-Kul region of Kyrgyzstan. The factory will have a capacity of 10-12 tonnes per shift and will produce potato flour and starch initially, according to an announcement made by the Economy Ministry, reported by the local news agency, AKIpress.

 

 

The plant is reportedly going to be built in As-Suu village, according to Market Watch. The industrial complex of Issyk-Kul region includes 57 big and medium-sized enterprises, 37 of them function on a sustainable basis.

This announcement follows previous interest in the area, from the South Korean group Bistek, as well as entrepreneurs from India, with plans to produce several types of products in Kyrgyzstan, such as starch, potato juice, proteins and ethyl alcohol, according to local press reports.

Source: potatobusiness.com

Published on: 11/13/2013

 

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