Ukraine will not produce cognac

Украина не будет производить коньяк

Ukrainian producers of cognac will change product name

Work on creation and introduction of a new term to describe the drink has already begun. With 2026 manufacturers will completely abandon the old name.

In Ukraine, the manufacturers will abandon the word “cognac” and replace it with another term. This is stated in the joint comments of the producers of cognacs, reported on Friday, September 7, the European truth.

Therefore, manufacturers have responded to criticism about the violation of the Association Agreement with the EU.

Representatives of key companies-cognac producers claim to have begun work on the creation and introduction of the new name, which should replace the “cognac of Ukraine”. The rejection of the latest titles with 2026 is one of the obligations of Ukraine in accordance with the Association Agreement with the EU.

“We are certainly ready to fulfill all of the requirements in the framework of the Association Agreement. Even (despite) assume that for us it is fraught with the possibility of falling profits. Realizing that the country’s interests more important than interests of business, we will be ready to accept a new name for brandy, when will the transition period”, – said Director of Odessa cognac factory Eduard Gorodetsky.

Recall that in Ukraine will increase minimum prices for alcohol. According to the decree of the Cabinet of Ministers, the price of whiskey, rum and gin is increased by 12%, cognac – by 6.6 to 9.5%.

 

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