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Why Ukraine

Ukraine is one of the most exciting new sources for fresh berries in the world today. Blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, and more are now under development. Ukraine is poised to become a leading supplier of berries and other key fresh produce items to Europe and Asia in the next 5 -10 years.

Ukraine has unique climatic conditions making it possible to grow healthier premium quality fruits and vegetables.


About the Tour

The five-day tour of the Ukrainian berry business is focused on Kiev and the leading growing area of Zhytomyr to the west of Kiev.

You will be part of the exclusive B2B meetings with the best suppliers of premium fresh berries plus attendance at ‘Berries of Ukraine’, the premium trade show for the berry sector.

The tour is headed by Fruitnet together with East-Fruit and Fruit-Inform, Ukraine’s leading horticultural business consultants, to arrange a number of private briefings about Ukraine and the opportunities for agriculture investment and export growth.

All sessions will be in English and translation will be provided where necessary.



Limited numbers – book your place

EUR2,950 - book before 5 april 2019

EUR3,750  - book before 30 april 2019

EUR4,000 - from 1 May 2019

*The above fee includes the accommodation for four nights, food and refreshments, on-site transportation.
It does not include airfare, insurance and any other expenses outside of the tour programme.
Please note that for the tour to go ahead Fruitnet requires a minimum of 7 attendees to commit to attending and that Fruitnet reserves the right to cancel the tour should participation fall below this number. Please do not book any travel until we confirm your place. Further information on travel, logistics and a full programme will be sent to you once your place on the tour has been confirmed.

For further information get in touch with Fruitnet Events


Fruitnet Berry tour overview

  • Monday, 20 May – Arrival at Kiev staying at the President Hotel****.

  • Tuesday, 21 May – Berries of Ukraine conference with a business lunch, networking. The day will end with a tour of Kiev.

  • Wednesday, 22 May – B2B meetings at the President Hotel with the business lunch. Travelling to Zhytomyr and visit to several farms in the afternoon. Staying at the Reikarz hotel

  • Thursday, 23 May – Field visits. Leave for Kiev in the afternoon with two supermarket visits on the way back to the President Hotel.

  • Friday, 24 May – Wholesale market visit. Departure

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