– On 15 June 2022, dairy producers and dairy sector stakeholders, over 70 representatives in total, met online for the 3rd expert talks to support and promote dairy export during the war. This time the discussion was devoted to the opportunities for Ukrainian exporters on the EU and global markets.
It is symbolic that on World Milk Day, 1 June, the second session of expert talks on the topic “Export Logistics of Ukrainian Dairy Products” to support and promote dairy export during the war was held.
On 12 April, Arsen Didur, Executive Director of the Union of Dairy Enterprises, visited Molokija Dairy in Ternopil and met with Vitaliy Kovalchuk, co-owner and Chairman of the company’s Supervisory Board.
Eckhard Heuser, General Director of the Dairy Industry Association (Milchindustrie-Verband, MIV), said that German dairies provided 240,000 euros under the Aktion Deutschland Hilft for immediate humanitarian aid in the war zone in Ukraine.
Ukrainian canned dairy producers are now solving almost the same problems as their colleagues producing other categories of dairy products. They have almost no opportunities for foreign trade. – INFAGRO
It’s a day Dutchman Kees Huizinga, a large dairy farmer in Ukraine, never envisaged would happen, but when Putin’s Russian army started a war with the European nation, the entire world felt the aftershock.
25 years ago Ukraine was ranked 6th in the world by cow’s milk production. Now it faces the threat of shortage of milk.
November 30 – December 14, 2018, the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology (KIIS) conducted its own all-Ukrainian public opinion poll on the right of the citizens to freely dispose of the land shares they own.
It seems that Ukrainian dairy is already recovering from the long crisis that they endured in 2014-2016. Of course, there is still a lot of unresolved problems, but comparing the current situation with last year circumstances, there is some reason for optimism.
Global milk production levels continue to recover following the sharp contraction in late 2016, according to the Rabobank Global Dairy Quarterly Q2 2017.