Ukraine has grown to become the second-largest supplier of organic agri-food products to the EU, according to a new official report.
Ukraine is in first place for supplying the EU with organic grains – 77% of the market. It is second place for oil crops — 18%. And in third place for fruit -11%.
The top five suppliers of organic food to the EU are: China – 13% market share; Ukraine – 10%; Dominican Republic – 10%; Ecuador – 9%; and Peru – 7%.
Most organic products imported in the EU were commodities (including cereals, vegetable oils, sugars, milk powders and butter) representing 54% of total organic agri-food imports in terms of volumes