Public joint-stock company Kyivkhlib, a large bread producer in Kyiv, seeks to export its cakes to the United States and Canada.
According to a company report, the company in 2015 exported crackers, round cracknels and confectionary products to Germany, Lithuania, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Bulgaria and the Netherlands.
Kyivkhlib last year designed 29 new products: 20 bread products and nine confectionary products.
Bread and bread products output last year totaled 168,373 tonnes, confectionary products – 7,227 tonnes, semi-finished products – 5,400 tonnes, macaroni – 34,300 tonnes and bread crumbs – 2,233 tonnes.
The share of crackers and round cracknels of total sales in 2015 increased by 0.7% and cake and pastry sales – by 1.7%. The share of rich fermented goods decreased by 0.1%, popular bread – 1.2% and good-quality bread – 1.1%. The company in 2016 seeks to retain its positions on the bread market in Kyiv, launch production of new types of goods and settle the issue of producing ordered cakes. (interfax.com.ua)