Novaya Drut OJSC based in Belynichi District (Mogilev Region) has produced a pilot lot of starch, a company representative told Interfax.
According to the source, the plant uses potatoes as raw stuff. The enterprise is fitted with Chinese equipment.
The plant is expected to annually produce 2.2 - 2.8 thousand tonnes of starch out of 12-14 thousand tonnes of potatoes. The daily processing capacity of the enterprise will be 100 tonnes of potatoes, the source reported.
The project is funded by Novaya Drut and the National Bank of Belarus.
Novaya Drut OJSC produces meat and dairy products.