What berries and fruits are profitable to grow in Ukraine?
Published Dec 1, 2021
The berry and fruit and vegetable business are gaining popularity in Ukraine. Through the method of trials, failures, and successes, Ukrainian producers receive certificates, organize processing and finishing, enter export markets. This area is interesting because both large companies and small farmers can work here. However, to succeed, you must take into account market trends, writes SEEDS.
Currently, raspberries and currants are especially popular among berries, and some varieties of plums and cherries are especially popular among stone fruits. But both cherries and raspberries are now more profitable to grow for freezing, according to AgroTimes. As for plums, round varieties are more popular, but the demand for the so-called "cucumber" is low. “Currants were once uprooted a lot, and now this product is not enough on the market. Raspberries have been and will be profitable, especially now that there is frost. But it needs to have a normal shaft on it. If we have low yields, then there will be no low cost. You can still develop niche products such as cranberries, actinidia, honeysuckle, but they are very few, but they can be suitable for small farmers, "- said Volodymyr Voevodin, BASF expert, former chairman of the State Committee of Ukraine for Land Resources. Read also: Ukrainian raspberries will be sold in the United States and Canada We will remind, export of ...