A new greenhouse complex, 7bn roubles worth, is scheduled for the construction in the Lipetsk region

Agro Aliens Lipetsk, which obtained a “participant” status of Khlevboye special economic zone, intends to invest 7.2bn RUB in the construction of modern greenhouses. The construction will be implemented in Kon-Kolodez settlement, as reported by the authority of Khlevensky district.

According to the source, the modern greenhouse complex will be erected on the area of 33.13 ha. The facility will be located 5 km away from the regional centre and provide 400 new work places. The construction will cost 7bn RUB.

Let us remind, that previously, the intentions for the expansion of the facilities on the territory of the Lipetsk region were announced by the “Eletskiy Ovoschi” (a part of GreenInvest). The company has initiated the construction of greenhouses in the Eletsky district. The area of the second stage of 5gen complex will amount to 17,7 ha. The construction works are scheduled for the completion in December. Project investment totals 4.5bn RUB. The whole complex of Eletskie Ovoschi Company is estimated at 18bn RUB. As a result, the annual production volume will be approx. 30k tonnes of vegetables. 500 new work opportunities will be provided.

Besides, “Fito” Science and Research company intends to erect a 5gen greenhouse complex in the Lipetsk region in 2019. The project will be implemented by the subsidiary “Krasnoye Greenhouse Combine”, located in the Krasninsky district. By 2019, a total of 11k of cucumbers and tomatoes will be harvested; investments are estimated at 6bn RUB. With the implementation of both projects, “Fito” Company can become the second largest vegetable producer in Russia.

Source: Lipetskiye Novosti