New figures show the number of Moscow Mules, a local meat product, visitors in the capital will be more than five million in 2019.
Key points:Moscow Mule meat products will now be available on supermarket shelves in the CBDThe number of visitors has been boosted by more people entering the city from other parts of NSWThe NSW government will soon begin a phased rollout of the meat products, and a further five million will enter the CBD from other areas by the end of 2019The Government will also introduce a new online portal and a new advertising campaign to increase the number and size of visitors to the city, Prime Minister Gladys Berejiklian said.
“We know there’s a huge demand for Moscow Meat Products and we are proud to have the support of the NSW Government,” she said.
Ms Berejklonian said the Moscow Market was the first meat market in Australia to open on a permanent basis, and was a major tourist attraction.
“It’s a really exciting time for the city of Sydney,” she told reporters.
“This will help us grow the market and the number coming to the CBD.”
A number of other markets in the state will also open on Friday.
“There’s going to be an opportunity to make more Moscow meat products available in the city in 2019, and this will help the city attract more visitors to our city,” Ms Berejian said, adding there were also plans to open a second market in Melbourne.
“But, it’s important that we stay ahead of what’s coming down the track.”
The Government said the Government would provide $1.5 million in grants to businesses that expanded their sales in NSW, to allow for more Moscows.
Ms Priti Patel, chief executive of the Moscone Centre for the Performing Arts, said the centre was pleased to have a partnership with the Government on the Moscow Meat Products rollout.
“They are doing a great job and they are helping us in terms of opening up the market in the cities and the suburbs,” she commented.
“The Moscone will now open a new store next door to the Mosco and we will have another Moscow store there.”
The government has also introduced a new billboard advertising campaign.
“You can now find a Moscow in your neighbourhood.
We will be launching a Moscone store next year,” Ms Patel said.
Topics:sustainable-development,food-and-cooking,market-and.commodities,sarah-barron-2880,sydney-2000,melbourne-3000,vic Source: News.co.nz