EU milk audit for further exports of Ukrainian dairy products to the EU
The State Food and Consumer Service of Ukraine received a report on the results of the audit and proposals for further exports of Ukrainian products to the EU.
From 1 to 12 March this year, the European Commission performed audit to assess the official control over the production and certification of milk and dairy products that are intended for export to the European Union.
25 Ukrainian producers of milk and dairy products are allowed to export products for human consumption to the EU, there are. For many companies, the right to export to the EU market is a major advantage on the other markets.
"The successful results of audit confirm effectiveness of the state control system. This is the daily quality work of many professionals. It is important not only to expand access of Ukrainian products to EU markets, but also to maintain their high quality, "said Vladyslava Magaletska, Head of the State Food and Consumer Service.
In 2016, access of products of animal origin from Ukraine to the EU markets was expanded. In January 2016 Ukraine acquired permit to export dairy products to the EU. Since the second half of 2016, 13 Ukrainian companies started exporting dairy products to the EU. Today the number of such enterprises has increased to 25.