Ukrainian meat group MHP has said its poultry production facilities worked at full capacity during the first half of the year with poultry sales and exports both having increased.

As a result of increased production at its Vinnytsia poultry farm, poultry production volumes in the six months to the end of June increased by 18% to 190,180 tonnes. This resulted in sales volumes of chicken meat to external consumers increasing by 13% in the period.

Poultry export sales also increased, almost three-fold in the first half, to reah 54,750 tonnes.

Sausage and cooked meat sales volumes, however, decreased in the period by 2% to 16,110 tonnes.

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