Azerbaijan to export horse meat to countries of Customs Union
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 18
By Azad Hasanli – Trend:
Russia’s Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance has granted licenses to two Azerbaijani companies for the delivery of various products to the territory of the Customs Union, said the Service Jan. 18.
The licenses were obtained by Agro Invest & Istehsalat (Agro investments and production) and Azmeat777.
According to the Russian Service, Agro Invest & Istehsalat will supply various fish products, including fresh and chilled fish, fish fillets, dried and salted fish, sturgeon caviar and various semi-finished products and canned food.
Azmeat777, which is engaged in cutting and storing horse meat, production of horse fat, plans to export horse meat. Azerbaijan has exported horse meat only to Kazakhstan so far.
Meanwhile, the Russian Service has expanded the license of Azerbaijan’s Khazar Balyg LLC, which will now be able to supply a wider range of fish products, including fillets, salted, dried fish and other products.
More than 20 Azerbaijani companies have permission to supply products to the territory of the Customs Union.