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The Entrepreneurs Committee of the Food and Processing Industry

Head of the Committee: Oleksandr Valeriiovych Akhunzianov – Company executive of “DORS-Elit+”, Volnovakha district

Secretariate: Mob.: +38 (050) 347-85-73; E-mail: oleg.bedzay@donetskcci.com


The Entrepreneurs Committee of the Food and Processing Industry of the Donetsk Chamber of Commerce and Industry (hereinafter referred to as the Committee) is a permanent consultative and advisory body formed from among entrepreneurs of the food and processing industry, representatives of state authorities and local self-government of Donetsk region and from scientific, public and business circles of Donetsk region. The Committee displays the particular interests of the Donetsk CCI members and cooperates with organizations that bring together entrepreneurs of the food and processing industry. The Committee promotes the food and processing industry development, attracts better foreign experience, advanced technologies, and raises the quality of the staff. The Committee is a mediator in the dialogue between business and government, it lobbies the necessary range of issues in order to improve general legal and regulatory policy and to remove obstacles to the business conduct. It processes proposals based on the real needs of the business to submit them for consideration to relevant government bodies in order for them to make appropriate decisions.

The Committee objectives are the following:

  • Providing assistance to enterprises and entrepreneurs engaged in the food and processing industry, primarily to the Donetsk CCI members; representation and protection of their interests on the issues related to implementation of economic activities in Ukraine and abroad.

  • Formation of the main domestic and regional food and processing industry development directions.

  • The market monitoring to identify professional participants in the food and processing industry; determination of the industry’s prospects, as well as problems and mechanisms of their solution; formulization of the industry development programs, including with the involvement of the Donetsk CCI marketing professionals and other experts.

  • Development of the relationship rules in the regional food and processing industry, promotion of these rules in the mass media, on the Donetsk CCI website, and during business meetings of different level.

  • Formation of a civilized regional and interregional market of food and processing industry, high-quality development of the market; creation of conditions for combining resources in order to carry out large projects in the field of food and processing industry.

The Committee functions are the following:

  • Assistance to Ukrainian enterprises and entrepreneurs in the issues on foreign and domestic experience usage of in the food and processing industry.

  • Improving quality and providing safety of food products through the food safety management systems under the HACCP principles.

  • Participation in interaction between business entities, the Donetsk CCI members, as well as state and local authorities, development of the food and processing industry state support mechanisms, study and dissemination of domestic and foreign experience on this matter.

  • Exchange of experience on implementation of regional targeted programmes and grant support.

  • Study of the food market, collection, analysis and systematization of statistical data, forecasting the food and processing industry development in Donetsk region.

Meetings of the Committee are held no less than once a quarter.