Ukraine exported 2,900 tons of cranberries and bilberries in 2016, up 3.3-fold YoY, Ukraine’s Agricultural Policy and Food Ministry has reported.
The largest importers of Ukrainian berries were Poland (1,400 tons), the Netherlands (613 tons) and Belarus (541 tons). In general, exports of cranberries and bilberries brought $6.9 million of currency income last year.
The ministry said that exports of raspberries, blackberries and mulberries more than doubled, to 720 tons and exports of strawberries grew 1.7-fold, to 2,270 tons.
“First since 2013 Ukraine exported 79 tons of currant for $18,200,” the ministry said. (Interfax-Ukraine/Business World Magazine)