Ukrainian Food Export Secretariat works with business associations to ensure better transparency, market access, and more effective communication. The business associations presented below are the trusted partners of the UN FAO and the EBRD export promotion activities, their members being export-ready companies with proven product quality.
Contact the Associations to get first-hand market information, contacts, and catalogs of exporting companies, or any necessary information.
Ukrainian Horticultural Association
Ukrainian Horticultural Association (UHA) unites export-oriented growers of fruits, berries, and vegetables, who share similar values and strategies. It is a think tank of the Ukrainian horticultural business aimed at opening new markets throughout the globe, improving quality, and increasing marketability of Ukrainian products. The majority of members are GLOBAL G.A.P. certified and have other internationally recognized certifications. The members of the Ukrainian Horticultural Association are regular participants of the world’s most famous trade shows like Asia Fruit Logistica, SIAL, and trade missions.
Ukrainian Association of Honey Exporters and Processors
Ukrainian Association of Honey Exporters and Processors was established to support and coordinate the export policy and quality assurance of the product. Members of the Association are the exporting collectors and processors of honey and honey products. The companies supply both bulk honey and finished premium quality goods like flavored creamed honey or organic honey. The members of the Ukrainian Association of Honey Exporters and Processors are regular exhibitors at many global food shows, including GulFood and Apimondia, the world’s most renowned honey trade show.
Union “Millers of Ukraine”
Union “Millers of Ukraine” was established to support the Ukrainian producers of flour, groats, and other products of grain processing. The Union consolidates over 30 powerful milling enterprises of Ukraine, which provide more than 50% of total flour and groats production in the country, and about 70% of its exports. The organization is continuously working on improving the grain processing technologies and standards, and product quality. The members of the Union regularly participate in trade shows all over the world.
UkrKondProm – Union of Confectionery, Food Concentrates and Starch Producers of Ukraine
UkrKondProm is the only industry association of producers of confectionery, food concentrates, starch products, and coffee in Ukraine. The Association consists of 27 participants, including the industry leaders such as “Roshen,” “AVK,” “Mondelis Ukraine,” “Nestle Ukraine,” “Millennium,” etc. The Association members provide about 60% of the total volume of confectionery production in Ukraine, 70% – of food concentrates, and 90% – of starch. The products of the member companies are exported to more than 90 countries. The Association’s Specialized industrial tasting commission of the Association assesses the quality of 400 new products annually.
Organic Associations and Certification Bodies
Organic Ukraine is a Business Union of more than 60 Ukrainian top professional organic producers of commodities and food products.
Buy organic in UA is a business hub and community of producers and exporters of Ukrainian organic products of different industries.
Organic Federation of Ukraine is an NGO assisting in the development of organic production and trade.
To find 20 business associations of different agri-food sectors, download the official Export portfolio and go to pages 102-113.