Russia is the largest country by area in the world with most of its land unsuitable for extensive agricultural production. Although Russia has very high agricultural potential with 8% of the world’s arable land, local production of fruit, vegetable and flowers remains weak.

Russia Country Overview

At the beginning of 2014, Russia was one of the largest economies in Europe. This is a fundamental look at the Russian market prior to its trade bans.

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Russia Retail Environment

Most Russians still shop at small grocery or convenience stores. The Russian grocery retail market is highly fragmented with no single retailer accounting for more than 10% share.

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Russia Foodservice

Fast food is the biggest and fastest growing channel in Russia. However, in terms of the number of outlets per capita, Russia's Foodservice is underdeveloped when compared to the rest of EU and BRIC countries.

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