Ukraine: milk and dairy products to be exported to Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ukraine’s State Food Safety and Consumer Protection Service and the relevant authority of Bosnia and Herzegovina have agreed on issuing a veterinary certificate for shipments of milk and dairy products from Ukraine. The country’s regulator has approved veterinary certificates for shipments of milk and dairy products from Ukraine to Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Ukrainian agency’s…

Uzbekistan: joint dairy set up with Belarus

The joint Belarus-Uzbekistan dairy company Zdravushka Tashkent has been registered in Tashkent region, the Belarusian embassy in Uzbekistan reported. On Belarus’ behalf, the company was founded by Zdravushka Milk. “The joint project envisages the construction and equipment of a dairy farm for 1,000 head and a dairy plant with the total capacity of up to…

Azerbaijan: food imports up in Q1 2019

In January-March, Azerbaijan increased the imports of food products by 15.4% YoY, to $389.942 million, reported the State Customs Committee. In particular, wheat formed the major share in the structure of food imports – 405.8 thousand tons (up by 28.4%) valued at $91.13 million, while vegetable and animal oils – 33.1 thousand tons (-25%) at…

Azerbaijan: winery to increase export to Europe

Aspi Agro LLC producing wine in Azerbaijan’s Gabala city intends to export wine to more countries, Aygun Atayeva, chief sales manager, reported. “Presently, the company’s products are sold domestically and exported to the EU countries,” she said. “The company’s products under Savalan brand are supplied to several European countries and our task is to further…

Ukraine: cheese exports down in Q1 2019

Cheese exports from Ukraine in January-March totaled 1,600 tons, down by 14% YoY. The shipments of Ukrainian cheese abroad in monetary terms over the period under review shrank by 19%, to $5,800 million, according to customs statistics reports posted by Ukraine’s State Fiscal Service (SFS) on its website. Cheese imports in Q1 increased by 43%,…

Azerbaijan: beekeepers increasing honey production

Significant increase in the production of honey has been observed in Azerbaijan since the Agriculture Ministry granted subsidies to Azerbaijani beekeepers, Head of the Azerbaijan Beekeepers Association Badraddin Hasratov declared. He said that there had been an increase in the number of apiaries among amateur beekeepers. For this year, it is planned to increase production…