Ukrainian sunoil: a national brand would have future


The sunseed and sunseed product market in Ukraine and other Black Sea countries has closed the 2016/17 season with record figures. Owing to the largest ever crop of 15 MMT (UkrAgroConsult’s estimate), many indicators – from crushing to exports – hit all-time highs throughout the marketing year.

Ukraine’s steady position as the world’s main exporter of crude sunoil is an undisputable fact now, and the 2016/17 season only reinforced it.  This was the most successful marketing year for refined sunoil, too. Exports of this commodity gained 53%.

In the opinion of UkrAgroConsult, the refined sunoil segment can and must become a promising niche where Ukraine will have to propel its product as a national brand and take on new end markets.

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



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