Turkey now largest exporter of vegetables to Ukraine

According to the AgriGator portal: “Turkey has strengthened its position as the largest supplier of vegetables to the Ukrainian market, having increased its share in supplies to 48%. Turkey earned about $50 million per year in deliveries of vegetable products to Ukraine.”  

70% of the $ 50 million accounted for the supply of Turkish tomatoes, 30% - for cucumbers and greenhouse pepper.

In addition to Turkish vegetables, Ukraine imported mixtures of frozen vegetables and lettuce from Poland; onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, eggplants and leaf lettuce from Holland; dried vegetables and garlic from China and Bulgarian pepper, tomatoes, eggplants, garlic, celery, cucumbers, pumpkin from Spain.

In 2018, Ukraine increased imports of vegetables from Italy (arugula, chicory, spinach, lettuce, cauliflower, broccoli), Egypt (garlic potatoes, dried vegetables, lettuce, cauliflower, broccoli, tomatoes) and India (dried onions, canned cucumbers ).

Source: fruitnews.ru

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