At one of the largest investment project, 2 thousand tons of apples have already been harvested at a full-cycle horticultural enterprise ООО "Fruits of the Stary Krym"

In total, the company plans to collect 7.5 thousand tons by the end of the year.

The company is located in Kirovsky region, in Privetnoe village. Here, under the Crimean sunrays on an area of 255 ha, apples of the world's popular varieties Golden Parsi, Golden Rangers, Granny Smith, Fuji, Gala, Erovan are grown and  harvested, and then sold wholesale.

From early morning until evening, several groups of workers work in the garden: 5-6 people each, who collect up to 25 boxes of apples, each weighing about 400 kg, during an eight-hour shift. In total, the company employs 220 people and 8 pieces of equipment. According to farmers, the harvest will last until the middle of autumn.

On average, the team collects about 100 tons of apples per shift. There is also a record 127 tons of apples per shift.

"To date, about 2,000 tons of crop have been harvested. In total, it is planned to collect 7,500 tons by the end of the year," the company's representative said.

In 2018, the construction of a 16,000-ton fruit storage facility with a controlled gas environment began as part of the project. This modern technology allows you to preserve the consumer properties of apples until the new harvest. The first and second stages of the facility have already been put into operation, the third is being prepared for commissioning.

Due to a competent approach to business development and the use of advanced technologies, the production volumes of the horticultural enterprise are increasing.
In the near future, we plan to reach a total yield of 18,000 tons per year. The project is supported by the

The project is supported by the  Crimea Development Corporation, the investment volume amounted to RUB 1.2 billion.

According to the Ministry of Agriculture, up to 40 thousand tons of apples were harvested in Crimea in a week and a half, with plans for up to 150 thousand. The ministry also notes that compared to the previous season, 2021 is a great year for the harvest.