Three Ukrainian ice cream producers are completing the verification procedure for obtaining the right to export products to the countries of the European Union.
“Currently three enterprises from the Ice Cream and Frozen Foods association of Ukrainian producers are completing inspection to get the right to export products to European markets. These are Kharkiv-based Khladprom, Laska (Kirovohrad region) and Lasunka (Ternopil region),” president of the association Ihor Bartkovsky said at a press conference.
According to him, starting from 2015 some 44 dairy enterprises has worked on getting the right to gain access to the EU market.
“Only 16 enterprises passed verification, and today they have an appropriate permission to supply products,” he said.
According to the president of the association, Ukraine in 2016 exported 4,500 tonnes of ice cream.
“Today, with our capacities and modern technological lines, we can export up to 7,000 tonnes of products to the markets of the EU and other countries”, he said.