YEREVAN, February 7. /ARKA/. Canned food production output totaled 9,314.6 tons in Armenia in 2012, a 20.9% reduction from the year before, the country’s National Statistical Service reported.
Canned meat production output totaled 723.7 tons in 2012, as compared to 285.3 tons in 2011 (2.5-time increase).
A total of 2,951.2 tons of canned vegetables were produced in the reporting period, compared to 4,248.2 tons in 2011 (30.5% reduction), according to the statistics.
Canned tomatoes production was 2,919.3 tons in January-December 2012, against 4,944.8 tons in the same period of the year before (41% decline).
A total of 2,666.1 tons of canned fruits were manufactured in the reporting period, which is a 16.3% increase over the level of the year before.
In the period some 223.4 tons of ketchup were produced (56.7% reduction from 2011). Natural juice production totalled 16,144,100 litres against 14,111,300 litres in 2011 (14.4% increase). -0-