The 7th International Conference
«Potatoes & Vegetables of Ukraine-2015»

February 27, 2015,

KyivExpoPlaza, 2-b,

Salyutnaya St, Kiev, Ukraine



Registration of conference participants


Conference opening ceremony

Greeting words from organizers

Session 1. The Ukrainian market for potatoes and traditional vegetables


Potato and vegetable business under current economic conditions: investment attractiveness and possible niches

Aleksandr Sinenko, President of Ukrainian Association of Potato Producers


The fundamental Ukrainian potato and vegetable production and price forecast for the season 2015/16

Tetiana Getman, Head of Fruit-Inform


Export of early potatoes. Outgoing season's results and new prospects

Sergey Rybalko,Vice-President of Ukrainian Association of Potato Producers


Foreign trade in potatoes and traditional vegetables: potential, new directions, price prospects

Yevgeniy Shobotenko, Head of Sales Department, Green Team, Ukraine

Session 2. Potato production technologies. Master-classes


Comparison of domestic and foreign seed potatoes. Economics, yields, market shares

Nikolay Gordiychuk, Director, Agrico Ukraine


Lunch break (press conference for journalists)


Master-class on potato growing in Ukraine – foreign experience

Willem Nammensma, International Expert, the Netherlands


Adama protection technologies in modern potato growing

Viktoriya Ped, Specialty Crops Manager, Adama Ukraine

Session 3. Potato and vegetable handling, storage and processing as the main requirement for exports and additional target market


High-quality services for potato and vegetable handling. Assessment of the market demands

Sergey Dovbnya, Senior Engineer, Kalinovka Trading House, Ukraine



Equipment for vegetable handling and processing

Aleksandr Turkinov, Tolsma Ukraine


Session 4. Potato and vegetable marketing


Overview of potato and vegetable sales in supermarket chains in Ukraine and EU

Ievgen Kuzin, International Relations Manager, Fruit-Inform



Wholesale markets in Ukraine as stable sales channels for potatoes and traditional vegetables

Aleksey Chumak, Association of Wholesale Markets of Ukraine


Session 5. Potato Club in Ukraine


Meeting of Potato Club in Ukraine. Results of the outgoing season. Development plans. Admission of new members

Aleksandr Sinenko, President of Ukrainian Association of Potato Producers