New Market Operator in Fruit and Vegetable Freezing Sector in Ukraine
Lviv Agricultural Marketing Project (AMP) office conducted a round table with Farmer Association of Striy rayon and newly created firm "Vattyus" (technologist Oleksyk Taras Bogdanovych), the topics of fruit and vegetable production for freezing purposes were discussed. The event took place on March the 24th, 2004. According to the words of Market Information Specialist of Lviv AMP office, firm "Vattyus" operates on sales markets of frozen fruits and vegetables in Israel, Germany, France and Holland.
Fifteen people including eleven farmers formed the round table. The representatives of Lviv AMP office informed the audience about the ways of selling produced commodities through "Vattyus" firm, other cooperation opportunities. As the conclusion, the technologist of F&V deep freezing, "Vattyus" firm, delivered to farmers of Striy rayon the information about planned volumes of commodity purchase and the requirements to potato varieties suitable for French fries cooking.
The chief of Association Kashchey Mikhail hoped for the fruitful cooperation of farmers and "Vattyus" firm, he also thanked AMP for the possibility to fulfill the cooperation concerning sales of commodity through the mentioned firm. The participants tentatively discussed plans of purchase and place where the firm is going to pick up the commodity by the own transport. The firm asked AMP to conduct a number of the similar round tables for AMP partners in other rayons of Lviv oblast.