Ivan Verstyuk was the Kyiv Post's associate business editor until March 12, 2015. Previously he worked as a senior editor for the Ukrainian office of RBC, a business news agency that covers Eastern Europe. He has contributed to the Columbia Journalism Review as well as several local publications.
Choosing over natural or genetically modified products
is a key dilemma that Ukrainian agriculture faces today. Since the use of
genetically modified organisms (GMO) is legally banned, Ukrainian agricultural companies heavily emphasize
naturalness and cleanness of their production in own exports marketing
strategy. Whether such a strategy could be a long-term one
is a big question. The
fast pace of GMO development, that implies higher money-generating efficiency, is challenging the companies' agricultural strategy.
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