Production of fresh dairy is no longer growing and it seems that producers are not keen to increase it. The struggle for raw materials has ceased. The reason is a decrease in orders from retail and general fall in consumer demand. – INFAGRO
In May Ukrainian producers of fresh dairy products increased sales keeping high prices. Some of them took advantage of the increased demand and managed to raise prices. – INFAGRO
On the eve of Easter consumption of fresh dairy products in many regions of Ukraine has decreased. At the same time it is unrealistic to sell its surplus for export, as it happens in other categories of dairy products. – INFAGRO
Despite quite weak sales in the first half of the summer, producers of fresh dairy products are actively involved in the “raw milk race” raising the purchase price of milk. – INFAGRO
Analysis of Ukrainian dairy exports carried out in June shows that there are buyers of Ukrainian dairy products whose share in exports of a certain product exceeds 50%. – INFAGRO
Only now, after the purchase prices for raw milk has declined, production of fresh dairy products becomes profitable. – INFAGRO
Producers of fresh milk products get to worrying. Considerably increased milk prices force them either to increase prices for the products and reduce sales, or to work without profit or even at a loss.
Milk prices has grown by UAH 0.15-0.20 from November.
Russian dairy market is growing on the eve of winter season. After growth of prices for commodity dairy products, activation of raw milk market followed in the second half of October.
End of September was quite stressful for milk market of Ukraine. Processors postponed revision of prices, despite shortage of milk.