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Cherry season in Ukraine: record harvest and affordable prices!

16.05.2024 15:06

The cherry season has begun in Ukraine, which this year is expected to be not only early, but also record generous. According to experts, thanks to favorable weather conditions, the cherry harvest in Ukraine in 2024 may reach 250 thousand tons, which is 30% more than in the past year

The first berries appeared on the markets of Ukraine already at the end of April, and now the prices for cherries have significantly decreased compared to the beginning of the season. As of May 17, 2024, the average price per kilogram of cherries:

— In the regions it is 50-70 hryvnias,
— In Kyiv and other big cities – 70-100 UAH.

Cherry prices are expected to continue to decline throughout the season. This is great news for Ukrainians, because cherries are not only tasty, but also a useful berry. It is rich in vitamins and minerals that are necessary for our body. Cherries are good for the heart, blood vessels, digestion and immunity. In addition, cherries can be used not only fresh, but also for making jam, jams, compotes, pastries and other dishes.

The cherry season in Ukraine will last until the end of June. So don't miss the opportunity to enjoy these tasty and healthy berries!

Here are some interesting facts about cherries in Ukraine:

-Ukraine is one of the largest producers of cherries in the world.
— Most cherries are grown in Vinnytsia, Odesa, Kyiv, Cherkasy and Poltava regions.
— There are more than 200 varieties of cherries in Ukraine.
— The most popular cherry varieties in Ukraine: «Metelitsa», «Rannya», «Bigar», «Amphorela», «Dnipriyanka».

Medicines are made from the leaves, flowers and fruits of cherries, which are used to treat various diseases. Cherry season in Ukraine is a great opportunity to enjoy the taste and benefits of these wonderful berries!