Ten Ukrainian companies have been given the green light for dairy exports to EU member states.
On 28 December 2015, the European Commission included a number of milk and dairy processing companies from various regions of Ukraine in the official approved list of exporters to the EU.
The document comes into force on 10 January 2016.
The companies included in the official list of exporters are Lustdorf (Vinnytsya Region), Molochnyy Dim (Dnipropetrovsk Region), Lactalis-Mykolayiv, Hadyachsyr (Poltava Region), Lviv Cold Storage Facility, and Milkiland-Ukraine's Menskyy Cheese subsidiary of Prometey (Chernihiv Region) and the Romny Dairy Combine subsidiary of Ros and its subsidiary in Nedryhayliv (both Sumy Region) Milk Alliance's Zolotonosha Butter Factory (Cherkasy Region), and the Yahotynske for Children subsidiary of the Yahotyn Butter Factory (Kiev Region).
They will be the first Ukrainian dairy companies allowed to export to the EU market.