Creation of 31 cheese factories planned in Kazakhstan

Mini milk processing centers and collection points for agricultural raw materials will be created in accordance with the new programmes of the Ministry of agriculture.

For the development of small enterprises for processing of agricultural products the Ministry of agriculture worked out plans to create 31 cheese making factories. This was announced by Vice-Minister of agriculture Gulmira Isayeva.

“Special attention of the Ministry is paid to development of small processing enterprises. There are plans to create 31 mini-centers for milk processing, there will be the so-called cheese making factories. The creation of 892 points for procurement of raw materials, of which 821 – for animal products, 71 – for plant products is also included in our program”, Gulmira Isayeva said.

She noted that for the development of agro-processing there will be used all the industry tools, such as the promotion of processed products through Export center, as well as diversification in plant growing for producing demanded raw materials. According to Gulmira Isayeva, the Ministry of agriculture has formed a database of processing enterprises, which include data on the current status, time of commissioning, capacity, type of equipment, load, and output.