In the Nikolaev area production of ice cream decreased by 72%. About it reported in Head department of statistics in the Nikolaev area.
However, in supermarkets and shops of area it is possible to buy imported ice cream. But the prices of it in comparison with last year increased by 2-3 times. Today the 60-100-gram portion of ice cream costs 4-5 UAH. Not to all sweet teeth such price on a pocket. And all in the Nikolaev area, according to Head department of statistics, in the first quarter 2009 production of foodstuff in comparison with the first quarter of the past year fell to 6,8%. Significantly production of powdered milk and cream, butter, spreads (decreased by 31,1 - 54,5%). Also production of meat semi-finished products, cognacs and smoked fish - was reduced by 64,7 - 96,8%.