Ukrainian berries sector gets ready for the French market: one-day training on how to export to France

Ukrainian berries for export

The International Trade Centre (ITC) together with the Ukrainian Berries Association (UBA) is organising a one-day training in Kyiv on 2 October on how to export to France, as part of the EU-funded project ‘Eastern Partnership: Ready to Tradean EU4Business initiative’.

The main objective of the training is to provide practical recommendations on how to export Ukrainian berries to the French market.

The training’s agenda includes: 

1) key features of the French fresh berries and processed berries market; 

2) overview of the distribution chain for fresh berries and processed berries in France; 

3) French import requirements for fresh berries and processed berries; 

4) efficient identification and establishment of contacts with French importers; 

5) Q&A session.

The lecturer will be an ITC expert with profound experience in business development, strategic management, marketing and sales.

From 21-25 October, the ITC and the UBA will be organising the participation of a selected group of Ukrainian berry SMEs in the Salon International de l'Agroalimentaire (SIAL) in Paris, the largest food innovation exhibition in the world.

The Eastern Partnership: Ready to Trade project helps small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to access new markets with a focus on the EU, helping SMEs identify and comply with quality and standards to meet international requirements, linking them with buyers along the value chain, and providing cluster support.




Participants can register through the Ukrainian Berries Association at, by phone +38 067 487 37 49 or e-mail

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