Blueberry market in Eastern Europe
Nature Green, organic shiitake producer from Ukraine
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Nature Green has recently established in Ukraine, in order to grow organic Shiitake mushrooms. “From the beginning, we have been focused on the production of premium quality organic mushrooms,” said Peter Sutherland, Sales Manager.
“We make our own first-class substrate in house to keep a consistent high-quality harvest, to do this we use the best organic raw materials, advanced techniques and cutting-edge equipment in our facility.” The production is certified with Organic Standards & Global Gap, ISO 22000:2005 and 9001:2015.
Ukraine, no longer only “wild” berries
Honeysuckle, a newcomer at Ukrainian market
More and more European distributors of berries pay attention to honeysuckle. “This year, Ukrainian growers for the first time launch to the market the tastiest varieties of honeysuckle; we are sure, all over the world the consumers will like them,” states Alexander Yareschenko, PhD for agrarian sciences, deputy director of Ukrainian horticulture Institute. The participants of the largest berry conference “Ukrainian Berries-2019, fresh and frozen” will discuss the potential of honeysuckle too.
Ukrainian agricultural exports grow by almost a quarter in first two months of the year
Ukraine’s agricultural export market was worth a record USD 18.8 billion in 2018 and this growth trend has continued into the current year.
Agrarian Ministry officials have reported a 24.4% year-on-year increase in agricultural exports during January-February 2019, representing a new total for the two-month period of USD 3.5 billion.
The 9th International Conference “Berries of Ukraine 2018: Frozen Produce & Fresh Market”
Ukraine's most important berry business event moves to Dnipro, one of the most important business, industrial and agricultural centers of Ukraine.
By tradition, the conference will be organized in a two-day format: May 24 for conference sessions and May 25 for the practical business-tour to Agrosilprom, one of the leading berry farms in the region.
Berries of Ukraine 2017: Frozen Produce & Fresh Market
Fruit-Inform announces the start of registration for the 8th International Conference “Berries of Ukraine-2017: Frozen Produce & Fresh Market”.
The event has again changed its hosting city and is to be held in Zaporizhia offering new opportunities and participants’ geography. In addition to berries, the region of Zaporizhia is known for successful production of different berry crops in Ukraine as well as cherries, which will be an additional focus of the event.
Modern retail in Ukraine
Founded in 1992 in Odessa (southern Ukraine), Tavria V started out selling food in kiosks but in 1998 opened its first supermarkets.
“Tavria V is a multi-format retailer,” said Elena Seyrik, director of its import department. “We operate via 70 stores: hypermarkets, supermarkets, convenience stores and delicatessen supermarkets. Our shops are located in central and southern Ukraine.”
In addition, Tavria V was the first retailer in the region to begin e-commerce, opening its internet shop under the same brand.
Direct negotiations with 24 supermarket chains & importers from Ukraine & Belarus
The organisers have started scheduling meetings at the 6th International Trade Forum, which will be held on December 1 in conjunction with the 13th International Conference “Fruits & Vegetables of Ukraine-2016. Profitable decisions”, IEC, Kiev.
The organizers also draw attention to the fact that preferential scheduling possibilities will be given to those companies that have confirmed their participation beforehand.
As regards the list of supermarket chains and importers, it is regularly updated and now includes the following buyers:
Strong turnout expected at Fresh Business Expo Ukraine
The organisers of Fresh Business Expo, which takes place 29 November – 1 December in Kiev, Ukraine, are expecting an increase of at least 30% on the attendance at the last exhibition.
In a press release, they said Fresh Business Expo is the only trade event in Ukraine that exclusively targets the complete chain of fresh produce.
The market situation is becoming more favorable and for this year, for the first time in years, the Ukrainian economy is forecast to grow by some 2%.