14 dairy processing enterprises have prepared a joined statement to the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture on a special investigation on protection of domestic dairy industry from growing imports.
According to official statistics, milk production in Ukraine is about 9 million tons, but we donot have such volume. In fact, we have no more than 6 million tons. There has never been no such low production, processing and consumption of milk in Ukraine for last hundred of years. For example, in 1991-1995, we were […]
In 2019, production of domestic dairy products decreased by 5-6%. The reason is a set of crises in the dairy industry. The current crisis is the predicted result of our government’s inaction in the years of independence. Support for dairy cattle breeding in our country was minimal. To stop the decline in milk production and […]
Before the talk about Ukrainian dairy co-operatives, I would like to briefly recall what the world dairy co-operation looks like. 75% of the world’s dairy industry constitutes co-operatives, and these co-operatives are successful. In New Zealand there is a powerful co-operative Fonterra, in Europe Arla and FrieslandCampina can be taken as examples, in the USA […]
In my opinion, the talks about the ban of the second grade milk are just media hype. Such talks – on how to ban the second grade milk that does not meet European standards – has been periodically raised since 2010-2012. There have been several active periods of discussion, when the theme of the cancellation […]
Let’s start with the fact that in our country the talks on the plight of the rural population arise with certain periodicity. All our elections campaigns readily use the slogans on poor peasants. Today they are really poor and political slogans make the impression that politicians are trying to help farmers. But they are just […]