Ukraine’s largest poultry producer Ovostar has recently received permission to export eggs to Israel, says the country’s agricultural ministry.
“This is more proof that Ukrainian producers have improved their product quality and are able to compete in international markets. We are interested in intensifying trade relations with Israel and we are ready to expand the range of products we export”, commented the minister of Agrarian Policy and Food Alexey Pavlenko.
According to him, representatives of Israelian veterinary services inspected seven companies, egg producers in Kiev, Khmelnitsky, Chernigov, Sumy and Zaporozhye Oblasts.
The Deputy Chairman of the State Veterinary and Phytosanitary Service of Ukraine Alexander Verzhihovsky said that currently egg and broiler producers in Ukraine are being inspected by the veterinary service of Moldova.
Enterprises in the nine different regions of the country have already been inspected. “In Moldova European legislation with regard to food safety is implemented. After completion of the inspection experts will draw their conclusions about the quality of Ukrainian products, and the possibility of granting an export permit”, said Alexandr Verzhihovsky.