ompany history

"Bel Shostka Ukraine" is an Ukrainian leader in the Group Bel, the world cheese expert

Shostka Dairy Plant was created in 1981 and initially consisted of a whole milk department and small cheese producing part. Step by step the plant increased the range of products focusing more on hard cheese production. In 2005 the "Shostka" brand was born and introduced in the Ukrainian market.

In 2007 the French Group Bel bought the factory seeing its great potential in the market growth; and also in order to strength the Group position in the Eastern Europe.

Today the Public join-stock company "Bel Shostka Ukraine" is a part of Group Bel, a worldwide expert in cheese manufacturing, and has a great potential of future development.

Quality of products has always been the priority of the plant. Quality means not only well equipped labs, modern equipment, strict control of each of technological stages, but also an investment in development of raw materials' zone.  Bel Shostka Ukraine is well-known leader of Ukrainian cheese making industry.  The company products were nominated many times  as  "Best products  of the year  in Ukraine ", " National rating  Best trade mark of  Ukraine", " Leader of food and processing  industry", "Best enterprise of Ukraine", " Brand of the year", " Best producer of the year", " 100 best goods of Ukraine". But the most important award for Shostka cheese makers is consumers' appreciation.  As a result, Shostka cheese gets "Choice of the Year" award 8 years in a row (2006-2013) in nomination "Cheese of the Year #1".  In 2008 and 2010 Shostka products won one more award and became "Processed Cheese of the Year #1". In 2012 and 2013 Vesela Korivka brand became "Processed Cheese of the Year #1".

About Group Bel

Group Bel is French family company, founded by Leon Bel in 1865, has become the multination company specializing in production of high quality and original cheese affordable for all consumers.   Bel - is an expert in cheese portion production, ready for consumption anywhere any time .

Group Bel operates in more than 120 countries of the world and owns many famous multinational brands like La Vache qui rit, Mini Babybell,  Kiri,  Leerdammer,  Apericube.  More than 11500 employees are united by shared values: ethics, enthusiasm, innovation, and cohesion work in the company. Group Bel always follows the policy of growth which is built on the synergy of profit strategy and strengthening of leadership position  in its each market.

English version  
Head Office: BC Horizon Park, 4, Grinchenka Street, Kiev, Ukraine, ua@groupe-bel.com, tel./fax: +38(05449) 4 28 45, +38(05449) 4 28 50
Production facilities address: 27-A, Rodyny Kryvonosiv street, Shostka, Sumy region, Ukraine,
Client relations department: tel.: +38(05449) 4 28 60, fax: +38(05449) 4 28 51