"Grain Processors Forum - 2019", Odessa, Ukraine
Oct 3, 2019

October 3


8:30-9:30 — Registration. Morning coffee


9:30-11:40 — Session 1. Market of grain by-products: trends & forecasts


9:30-9:50 — Ukrainian market of wheat and groat crops in 2018/19 MY

Andrei Kupchenko, Head of the information department, APK-Inform Agency


9:50-10:20 — Global market of flour and prospects for Ukrainian flour millers

Rodion Rybchinskiy, Director, Union "Millers of Ukraine"


10:20-10:50 — Ukrainian flour market: production, consumption & exports

Sergei Sakirkin, Chairman of the auditing committee, Union "Millers of Ukraine"


10:50-11:10 — Belarusian market of rye and rye flour. Prospects of work with Ukraine

Representative of the Republic of Belarus


11:10-11:40 — Global trends in the grain processing industry. Future technologies

Andriy Sharan, Head of the representative office of Bühler AG in Ukraine, General Director of Bühler Service


11:40-12:00 — Coffee-break


12:00-12:20 — Potential of the Ukrainian market of groats and flakes. Key assumptions for groats exports

Speaker TBA


12:20-12:40 — Ukrainian consumer-2019 and his preferences on the market of bread, flour & groats

Marina Zabarilo, GFK Ukraine


12:40-13:00 — Baking industry in Ukraine: challenges & development prospects

Olexandr Vasylchenko, General Director, association Ukrhlibprom


13:00-13:20 — Improvement of the efficiency of grain processing enterprises using the modern control methods

Natalia Savosina, Sales manager, SocTrade LLC


13:20-14:20 — Lunch


14:20-15:30 — Panel discussion "Perspective directions of grain products processing"


Discussion topics:

— perspective directions of grain deep processing

— global trends in the baking industry. Analysis of the sales market of frozen bread and semi-finished products

— production of alternative types of flour from grains and pulses

— production of flour milling mixes and flour products: application experience

— production of grain by-products: trends & preferences



Vadim Pogrebnyak, Director of RODALS, official representative of Brabender GmbH & Co. KG in Ukraine

Darya Lysikova, Technologist on food industry, Stern Ingredients Ukraine

Alexander Alexandrov, Head of the holding, VEKTOR Company Group


15:30-15:50 — Coffee-break


15:50-16:50 — Session 2. Technical and technological aspects in the flour and groats industry


15:50-16:10 — The Mill Truck, or How to become a mobile miller

Karsten Thies, Marketing Manager, Kastenmüller Polska


16:10-16:30 — Modernization of the effective grain processing business, with the purpose of improving of the products quality

Representative of OLIS LLC (Odessa)


16:30-16:50 — Improving of the energy efficiency of flour and groats producing enterprises

Representative of grain processing enterprise


16:50-17:50 — Panel discussion "Work of flour mills in terms of cancellation of the standards for the methodology of quality definition of grains and its by-products"


Discussion topics:

— cancellation of the GOST standards on quality assessment methods of flour and wheat bran

— cancellation of the GOST standards on quality assessment methods of groats and specifications for groats production

— new requirements on product labelling


Panel members:

Iryna Toporash, Director, SE Agmintest

Svetlana Fesenko, Director on food quality and safety, Shevchenkove Plant of Foodstuffs LLC

Dmitry Zhigunov, Doctor of engineering sciences, Odessa National Academy of Food Technologies


17:50-18:00 — Completion of the conference, summing up


19:00-21:00 — Drinks and buffet for conference participants


October 4


Guided tour for the conference participants to Shabo (Odessa oblast) to the unique cheese dairy with authentic Dutch equipment "European cheese factory"


8:00-8:30 — Meeting of participants at the parking lot of Atlantic Garden Resort Hotel (24A Henuezka Street)

8:30 — Bus departing the hotel

10:45 — Arrival to Shabo

11:00-12:30 — Guided tour of the cheese factory. Cheese & wine tasting

12:30-13:10 — Spare time, opportunity to purchase products of the cheese factory

13:30 — Departure to Odessa


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