Food Industry - part of agriculture, which includes dozens of industries. By value of output (over 21%) it is one of the leading industries in Ukraine.
food industry are virtually everywhere, but when they are placing consider the specifics of each sector. Flour, cereal and baking enterprises are concentrated in the regions of cultivation of grain and flour consumption near and products from it. In Kyiv, Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Odessa, Lviv are the largest bakery, pasta and confectionery factories, granaries, grain elevators are located.
priority for Ukraine's sugar industry, represented nearly two dozen plants. Our country has traditionally been one of the main suppliers to the world sugar market. While firms in the industry need radical re, sugar industry has good prospects. Most enterprises in the sector are concentrated in areas skirts (the main source of raw materials).
output of meat and dairy industry developed in all areas and focused on raw materials and consumer. These industries often are located in cities and towns. The largest producers of meat is Vinnitsa, Poltava, Dnepropetrovsk, Donetsk region. The leading role in the production of dairy products is Donetsk, Kharkiv, Kyiv and Lviv regions.
Significant development came to Ukraine and oil and fat industry (oil, margarine, soap, etc.). The presence of a large resource base and sustained demand for the operation is the basis of powerful enterprises in Kirovograd, Vinnitsa, Dnepropetrovsk, childbirth (Zaporozhye .).
Enterprises fishing industry, natural, concentrated near raw material bases (Kherson, Mykolayiv, Odessa, Sevastopol, Kerch)
fruit and vegetable industry also tends to the raw material bases. Crimea, Transcarpathian, Mykolaiv, Kherson region have powerful specialized canning, ovochesushylni enterprise.
best traditions of winemaking with Crimea and Transcarpathia.
After a long decline in the food business in recent years began to improve. Attracting foreign investment, privatization, the presence of the competitive environment drastically changed the picture on the domestic food market. Today, manufacturers offer a wide range of quality products.