Vladimir Putin welcomed the prize-winners of the national award in the Kremlin. The reception was attended by the Presidential Commissioner for Entrepreneurs’ Rights - Boris Titov, and the Minister of Economic Development - Andrey Belousov, supervising the “Not-a-small business” award.
The prize-winners spoke with the Head of the State about their business. Vladimir Putin inquired about the volumes of production, export, the scope of state support, as well as future business development plans.
The holder of the “Not-a-small business” grand prize, the general manager of Penza’s “Vanyushkiny Sladosti” company – Nikolay Kuzyakov – told the Head of the State about the development of export abroad.
“We sell unconventional confectionery in 72 regions of Russia and in 7 foreign countries. Our products can be found in 34 thousand outlets. Everyday our factory produces over 500 kinds of confectionery” – imparted Nikolay Kuzyakov to the President adding that the group of companies also includes an agricultural holding growing wheat and sugar for the factory’s needs.
At the end of the meeting Vladimir Putin wished young entrepreneurs success and noticed that it is such young and talented people that form the foundation of Russia’ successful development.