Ukrainian confectioner Roshen has confirmed it is in discussions over potential expansion in south-east Asia.

Roshen is looking for a distribution partner in south-east Asia and is in the middle of negotiations.

“Roshen Confectionery Corporation has a branch office in China and we conduct negotiations concerning cooperation with distributors in other countries of East and south-east Asia,” the spokesperson said.

Roshen produces products ranging from chocolate bars to biscuits and cakes. It runs facilities in the Ukraine, Russia and Lithuania.