however, compared to April, production of foodstuffs fell by 5.4%, affected by the reduction of inventories of last year’s harvest.
buckwheat Production in may declined by 11.2% compared to may of last year and 50.4% from April 2020 to 29.6 thousand tons. After the excitement in March and April the demand for buckwheat has declined substantially. The production of macaroni and similar farinaceous products in may 2020 also decreased compared to April 2020 19.1% to 126,97 thousand tons. But by may last year, the increase was 21.1%.
the Production of beet sugar, however, rose 3.4 times in comparison with the same period last year and 40.4% in comparison with April of 2020. In may, the volume of its production amounted to 131,9 thousand tons.
the Meat of cattle, pork, lamb, goat meat, horse meat and other animals not so much, but also increased the total produced 11.2% more than in may 2019 and 0.3% more than in April 2020. In terms of production leads pork steam, cooled or chilled (229,9 thousand tons, 12% more than in may 2019 and 0.5% more than in April 2020). Chilled poultry meat were produced in Russia 278,99 thousand tons (7.7% more than in may 2019 and 5.1% more than in April 2020). The volume of production beef and veal (fresh meat, cooled or chilled) made up 18.64 thousand tons (2.9% more than in may 2019 1.9% less than in April 2020). Meat products produced 4.8% more than in may 2019 and 4.1% more than in April 2020.
canned Meat in may 2020 was produced 60.1 million standard cans, that is, 59.6% more than in may last year, and 6.8% less than in April 2020. The production of meat products for baby food, including poultry, increased by 46.6% compared to may of last year, amounting to 1.9 thousand tons. The production of canned crustaceans, molluscs and other seafood in may 2020 rose by 11.6 times compared to may of last year and 2.1 times in comparison with April 2020, amounting to 3,79 million cans.
Refined sunflower oil and its fraction also showed increase of 22.4% compared to may 2019 to 212,3 thousand tonnes, crude oil production volume increased by 21.0% compared to may 2019 to 551,1 thousand tons.
butter in may was made to 26.1 thousand tons (8.3% more than in may 2019 and 8.2% more than in April 2020), cheese – 47,14 thousand tons (2.6% more than in may 2019 and 9.3% more than in April 2020), cottage cheese – 42,3 thousand tons (7.5% more than in may 2019 and 1.5% more than in April 2020), sour cream – 46,78 thousand tons (6.9% more than in may 2019 and 2.2% more than in April 2020).