Eastern European Dairy Congress in Kiev expects 2,000 visitors

By Jim Cornall contact

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Industry professionals from the Eastern European region will be in Kiev for the ninth dairy congress.
Industry professionals from the Eastern European region will be in Kiev for the ninth dairy congress.

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The East European Dairy Congress is set to welcome more than 2,000 attendees at the Exhibition Centre KyivExpoPlaza, in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, from March 2-4.

Visitors from all sectors of the dairy industry in Eastern Europe will be attending the event.

Participation is expected from Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, Serbia, Georgia and Kazakhstan, as well as retail companies from Ukraine, industry associations from the EU, international organizations such as the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), as well as various trade chambers of commerce.

Organizers say that the Congress will be “the largest and most high-profile dairy conference focused on creation of single strategy for East European dairy market development.”

Goat milk to be featured

The plenary sections will discuss topics including dairy policies and economics, dairy farming – challenges and risk management, veterinary, and regional export hub for dairy products – using comparative advantages for competitive benefits.

There will also be special sessions for goat milk and associated products at the congress.

Confirmed presenters at the annual event include Andriy Yarmak, Economist of Investment Department FAO, Italy; Anatoliy Yurkevich, chairman of the State Enterprise Milkiland-Ukraine; Renato Ruzhchyk, general director of Lactalis Ukraine; and Marek Voityna, general director of Danone Ukraine. 

Related topics: Emerging Markets, Markets, Fresh Milk

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