Ukraine to introduce new international standards for quality wheat

UKRAINE – Ukraine has unveiled plans to introduce new wheat standards that meet international quality criteria. Ukraine’s Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry has announced that the new state standard of Ukraine (DSTU) for wheat is […]

Ukraine grain exports forecast to rise to 42.5 million tonnes

EUROPE – Ukraine grain exports are projected to rise to 42.5 million tonnes in the 2018-19 marketing year (July-June) boosted by higher harvests expected during the period. According to Ukraine’s agriculture ministry, Ukraine expects to […]

Ukraine doubles grain shipments to China with 1m tons in exports

EUROPE – Ukraine through its grain firm, the State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine (SFGCU) shipped more than 1 million tonnes of grain to China in the MY 2017/18, more than double exported in […]

IFC launches food safety training to boost standards in Ethiopia

ETHIOPIA – The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has unveiled a new training programme on food safety management practices aimed at boosting standards at both local and international markets. The training which involves food producers, retailers, […]