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November 14 2013, 14:54 Fruit-Inform

Final program of Fruits & Vegetables of Ukraine-2013

The final program of the 10th International Conference “Fruits & Vegetables of Ukraine-2013” is available on the official web-site of the event. The conference will be held on November 26-27, 2013, International Exhibition Center, Kiev, Ukraine, in conjunction with Fresh Produce Ukraine 2013 Expo. The third day of the event (November 28) will be devoted to the 3rd International Trade Forum, which has acquired a reputation of the most professional center for fruit and vegetable purchasers in Ukraine within the past 2 years.

The conference program is traditionally divided into subject forums with speeches from the fruit and vegetable sector leaders.

The conference will be opened with a market session including the Ukrainian, Russian and EU production and price forecast, assessment of two scenarios for the domestic market in the light of signing or non-signing the agreement with the EU as well as a successful example of the export sector development in the former Soviet Union.

The event will continue with an investment forum involving speeches on the subjects of development and investments in the Ukrainian greenhouse sector, domestic organic market, the share of imported fruits and vegetables in the Ukrainian market as well as sales of produce through supermarket chains.

A technological forum will open the second day of the event. The conference participants will listen to the presentations of leading suppliers of inputs and equipment for vegetable growing and orchards, prospects of the Ukrainian potato market as well as experts' master-classes on fruit, berry and vegetable growing.

During the second half of the day, the conference participants will receive information on novelties in fruit and vegetable storage, handling and packaging technologies; and the event will end with rankings of Ukrainian supermarkets according to different criteria and awarding the leading fruit and vegetable companies of the country according to Fruit-Inform's independent monitoring.

Fito-Mag is the general sponsor of the conference. The event is also sponsored by Agrimatco-Ukraine.

For the present, there are more than 160 delegates from 106 companies representing 14 countries of the world to have confirmed their participation. Altogether, the conference will be attended by more than 230 delegates from 17-19 countries.

We would remind you that applications for participation are accepted until November 22 inclusive.

More detailed information about the conference, trade forum, preliminary program, conditions of participation and application form are available here.

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

Mr Ievgen Kuzin

tel: +380 (562) 321595, ext. - 341 (Ukraine)

cell: +380 96 5836323

email: [email protected]