Ukrainian margarine expanding into new end markets

08.06.2017

In the current year of 2017, Ukrainian fat-and-oil producers managed to reverse the downward trend in the margarine market’s capacity.

As a reminder, this product’s output shrank by 41% to the smallest level since 2003. The main reason for that substantial decline in Ukrainian margarine production is declining demand for this commodity, both from the domestic market and foreign consumers.

The current season witnesses stable monthly volumes of margarine production and its rise in January-April. This is more than in the previous two years.

What did drive the increase in productivity of the fat-and-oil industry?

Full version of the article is available to subscribers for weekly market report “Black Sea Vegoils +CIS” and “Online market review” by UkrAgroConsult.

Further prospects of the Black Sea oilseeds/vegoils market will be discussed at the V International Conference “Black Sea Oil Trade”, which will take place on September 19, 2017 in Hilton hotel, Kiev, Ukraine.

 

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