Rosselkhoznadzor has sent an expert to India to assess the quality of buffalo meat, destined for export from India to Russia, according to information on the agency’s website.

He will oversee the preparation and shipment of buffalo meat to Russia, as well as become acquainted with the raw material base of the Indian companies that are planning to export this meat.

Deliveries of buffalo meat from India to Russia were approved during Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to New Delhi in mid-December 2014.

Four Indian companies were given the right to export buffalo meat to the Russian Federation –N68 Fair Exports Pvt. Ltd, N121 Frigerio Conserva Allana Limited, N23 Frigorifico Allana Limited, and N42 Amroon Foods Pvt. Ltd.