Farmland Certified as Organic Has Expanded by 10% Year-over-Year, to 420,000 Hectares, or About 1% of Ukraine’s Total Farmland

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source: https://www.ubn.news/tuesday-october-9

Ukraine Business News, by James Brooke,
Published on October 9, 2018

Organic foods are increasingly popular in the EU, where spending averages EUR 60 per resident. With an eye to this fast growing market, President Poroshenko recently signed legislation establishing strict rules for organic certification and penalties for violators. Last year, Ukraine’s organic food exports to the EU increased by 10%, hitting 330,000 tons, for a value of EUR 100 million.

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