Luzhkov began production of the cheese “Honey Luzhki”

Yuri Luzhkov

The economy of the former mayor of Moscow Yury Luzhkov in the Kaliningrad region farm “weeder” started producing cheese under the brand name “Honey Luzhki”. On Friday, may 26, reports TASS.

Major areas of production are soft cheeses such as brie and Camembert. The first, trial batch of cheese type Adyghe made by May 9. “Next we plan to produce hard cheese, up to Parmesan production,” — said Luzhkov.

Equipment for cheese factory was purchased in Slovenia. But for production uses only its own raw materials, said the former Moscow mayor. It is assumed that when at full capacity the plant can produce 150-200 kilograms of products per day.

It is planned to sell cheese to stores in Kaliningrad region. “I’m sure the demand for our product,” — said Luzhkov.

About the plans of the former mayor to launch production of analogues of Parmesan, Roquefort, mozzarella and other cheeses that are traditionally made in countries of the embargo, it was reported in October 2015.

Owned by Luzhkov JSC “stud farm “weeder”” in the Kaliningrad region is engaged in raising sheep and horses, growing and processing agricultural products.

On a post of the Moscow mayor Luzhkov was from 1992 to 2010 and was dismissed by the decree of the then President Dmitry Medvedev with the formulation “in connection with loss of trust”.