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May 7 2015, 16:10 Fruit-Inform

Program of Berries of Ukraine-2015: Frozen Produce & Fresh Market Conference fully confirmed

The program of the 6th International Conference «Berries of Ukraine-2015: Frozen Produce & Fresh Market» is fully confirmed and available on the web-site of the event.

For the present, the conference program is the widest and most relevant among the berry business events in Ukraine and includes the following presentations:

- The Ukrainian market for key berry crops. Present situation & outlook;

- The Ukrainian market for table grapes: expectations from the new season;

- Cooperation in efficient growing of fruit and berry crops in Ukraine. Varieties, technologies, marketing;

- Master class. Fruitful approaches to growing key berry crops on plantations of 1 through 300 ha: imported/domestic/own plants, agrichemistry, harvesting, cooling;

- Master class. Optimal soil (preparation) for blueberry and cherry production;

- Master class. Successful involvement of specialty berry crops into a farm's structure: gooseberries, blackberries, honeysuckles etc.;

- Agrichemistry solutions for berry growing and protection from the sector leader;

- Master class. Protection and nutrition in berry growing – what will growers save on?

- Biostimulants, microelements, fertilizers for foliar application and drip irrigation;

- Panel discussion. The Ukrainian market for frozen berries. Present situation & outlook;

- Benefits of freezing fresh berries. Secrets of smart shock freezing;

- High-quality cooling of berries after harvest as a guarantee of successful cooperation with buyers;

- Berry trade through wholesale markets in Ukraine: range, volumes, peculiarities, prospects;

- Modern European trends in requirements set to producers of fresh and frozen berries in the light of export possibilities in the EU.

As of today, their participation has been confirmed by more than 120 delegates from Ukraine, Italy, UK, Belgium, Netherlands, Moldova, Sweden and Switzerland. Altogether, the conference will be attended by above 150 delegates with berry growers and processors to account for more than a half of them.

We would remind you that the conference will be held on May 21-22 (a sessional part in Rus Hotel, Kiev, on the 1st day and a business-tour to Agrofirma Vesna-2011, one of the leading berry farms in Kiev Region, on the 2nd one).

The conference is organized by Fruit-Inform and sponsored by Syngenta. To join the sector leaders, please fill out an application form available here.

Pay your attention! Registration forms will be accepted until May 18, inclusive.

The conference program, conditions of participation and advertising opportunities are available on www.fruit-inform.com.

Would you have any questions concerning the conference, please contact International Relations Department of Fruit-Inform:

tel: +380 562 320795 (ext. - 341)

cell: +380 96 5836323 (Ievgen Kuzin)

e-mail: [email protected]