FAS has found a cartel among producers of buckwheat

“We spent 11 unscheduled on-site inspections of producers of buckwheat, and found there a cartel agreement. That is, all the same elements of the collusion between manufacturers who were trying to behave in bad faith,” said he.

Photo: Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS the Ministry of agriculture has stated that there is no shortage of products

the head of the service also added that the FAS began on this fact investigation.

According to Rosstat, for the period from 17 to 23 March sugar rose by 7%, buckwheat – by 2.8%, eggs – by 1.4%. Slightly increased prices for rice, wheat flour, pasta, salt, pork, chicken, canned meat, UHT milk and sunflower oil.

vegetables most notably rose onion (3,5%), slightly more expensive steel potato (2,6%) and carrots (up 2.5%). At the same time cucumbers fell by 6.1%.