On January 30, Oleg Synegubov, Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration reported that russian troops carried out targeted airstrikes on a dairy plant in Velykyi Burluk, Kharkiv region.
Starting January 15, 2024, Ukraine is set to make a significant shift towards utilizing the online platform of the Euro Commission, known as TRACES NT, for the certification and facilitation of export, import, and transit processes involving animals, animal and vegetable products, food items, and feed.
The 20th International Dairy Cooperatives Forum to be held on September 20-21 in Białystok, Poland, begins its work.
The Union of Dairy Enterprises of Ukraine (SMPU) does not support the proposed ban on the import of agricultural products from Poland, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia and Bulgaria after September 16, even if the embargo on Ukrainian agricultural products stays in force.
Until recently the global market of butter looked pretty good. Ukrainian operators expected to resume export of butter to Europe. Now such a trade is completely losing perspective, at least until the end of the summer. In the EU butter is not much more expensive than in Ukraine. – INFAGRO
With the beginning of summer, the demand for milk and certain fermented milk products – yogurts with fillers, kefir and ryazhanka – have somewhat decreased. At the same time, as always during the strawberry season, sales of sour cream, cream and “white” yogurts have increased. – INFAGRO
On the domestic market the demand for cheese continues to weaken, but cheese makers are trying to maintain production volumes high. – INFAGRO
EDA has conveyed its discontent over the fact that several Member States have, unilaterally, implemented trade restricting measures on the import of Ukrainian agri-food products, including dairy products, to the European Commission.
Maks Fasteyev, Project Partner comments on the changes in Ukrainian dairy sector at the Forum Spółdzielczości Mleczarskiej
In Ukraine, as in the rest of the world, prices of butter continue to fall. This is logical, if we take into account the share of exports in total sales. – INFAGRO