More than sixty kinds of products are produced by a unique canning workshop located on the territory of the Tsumansky Forestry in Volhynia. Jams, juices, compotes, canned mushrooms, as well as organic cucumbers, tomatoes and zucchini from its own greenhouse shop sells abroad, VL.Oblast.Online. reports.
Products from the Tsumansky forestry go to Poland, Germany, Turkey, the USA, Canada and China, and in August this year, the first batch of 16 thousand cans (almost 19 tons) was sent to Israel.
Raw materials for production here are harvested independently, they are not engaged in purchasing from the public. Both raw materials and finished products undergo radiological control.
According to Zinaida Ryabchun, the head of the canning factory, all the products produced here are environmentally friendly. Moreover, there is an assortment for ordinary consumers and for people suffering from diabetes.
“We are quite a small company, but even in the most difficult times we managed to survive solely through the production of a natural product”, she says.
The plant’s products are packaged in different containers, depending on the customer’s request. Sometimes it can even be a jar of 30 or 50 grams.
In addition, under a separate customer in the factory can develop and new production technology for any product. So it was, for example, with juice for the USA. Negotiations with the buyer from this country were conducted for more than a year, and as a result, the Volhynia enterprise developed a technology of natural birch sap without using citric acid and sugar specifically for the American consumer.
“It is organic. And now we are expanding the range of juices and developing a whole range of blended juices. We also work on organic berries, because we have a powerful raw material base for this”, says Ryabchun.
To date, the company is negotiating to supply its products to the Baltic countries and Slovakia.
The factory was built in the early 1980s. At first, it specialized in processing birch sap, later they even processed raw materials here in winter. In times of independence, the workshop also practiced the production of alcoholic beverages, in particular, balsams, however, because of the high price of the license, this production was abandoned.
Now the Tsumanskiy Leskhoz consists of seven forestries, a motorcade, a station, a timber processing complex, a warehouse and two cafes.