UKRAINE FOSTERING ITS LATEST STRENGTH IN DAIRY PRODUCTION FOR LOCAL AND OVERSEAS MARKETS

WITH its huge agricultural hinterland and distinctive products - tvoroh (curd cheese), sour cream, kefir (a fermented milk drink) and syrniki (fritters made with curd cheese) – Ukraine has a unique local dairy market with an appeal beyond its national borders. Yet corruption, a stalling economy and the loss of traditional Russian markets given Kiev’s ongoing conflict with Moscow over its annexation of the Crimea and support for eastern Ukraine separatists, mean that the industry has had to negotiate strong headwinds. Milk production in Ukraine dropped by ...


To view this content you need to be logged in. Please contact us to request access.