T.B.Fruit Group, one of the largest processors of fruits and berries in Ukraine, increased organic juice concentrate production by 20% in 2017, to 3,000 tonnes.
“We have an upward pace of organic concentrated juice production – 20% growth in 2017. Last year, we produced about 3,000 tonnes of juice concentrate and it was all exported to European countries and the United States,” Production Director of T.B.Fruit Group Oleh Mochaliuk told journalists at the second international congress Organic Ukraine 2018 on Thursday.
According to him, the group recently started production of organic juice concentrate from elderberries.
“In the juice concentrate industry we occupy about 60% of the Ukrainian market, 12% of the European market and 8% of the global market,” Mochaliuk said.
The total capacity of the group for the production of juice concentrate is about 100,000 tonnes per year, of which organic is 4%.
T.B.Fruit Group was established in July 2011, uniting all assets of Taras Barschovsky: Yablunevy Dar, T.B.Fruit Dwikozy fruit processing plant in Poland, Tank Trans Ukraine and Tank Trans Polska, which transport bulk cargo by road, and a fruit-growing complex, which includes apple-trees, cherry-trees, and strawberry and raspberry fields on 700 hectares.
T.B.Fruit Group owns eight juice concentrate plants in Ukraine, Moldova and Poland.
T.B.Fruit produces freshly squeezed juice under the Galicia trademark in Ukraine.