Higher food prices have led to larger areas planted with cereals in Russia and Ukraine, which is expected to result in higher agricultural output this year, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization.
Sharp increases in meat prices at the end of September have
prompted Ukraine's Ministry of Agriculture to call for tighter
measures to prevent speculation and ensure more stable pricing. But
market observers claim that the increases...
The Ukraine region of Odessa has reported a 35.7 per cent growth in
food production in 2003. This is partly due to the influx of major
global food manufacturers to the country - Heinz for example has
become a major manufacturer of...
Nestlé continues to pursue its strategy of getting a foothold in
just about every food market in the world. The recent purchase of
Ukrainian food processor Volyn Holding is the latest in a list of
acquisitions designed to cement the...
It would appear that Eastern Europe's appetite for yoghurts and
milk-based desserts is growing. Russian dairy giant Wimm-Bill-Dann
(WBD) has just installed a new €7 million production line at its
Kharkov dairy plant in Kharkov,...