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A farmer from Volyn region became the first in Ukraine to open a farm under the Family Dairy Farm franchise agreement. This was reported in the FDF.

The Family Dairy Farms project has developed its own franchise model, which has so far been tested by EBRD experts. The first franchisee keeps 50 head of cattle and with using of the franchise plans to accelerate the payback of his farming business. It is estimated that in four years the farmer will return his investment at a profit.

The terms of use of the SMF franchise save time on business organization and avoid mistakes that accompany the start of a new business. When buying a franchise, farmers first gain experience. The experience is great, it is the creation of a network with participants from more than 130 family dairy farms.

The franchisee will receive a package of support in business organization, access to the knowledge base, contacts of suppliers, dairies, authorities, economic calculations, promotional materials and more. All this reduces costs in the initial stages of organizing a family dairy farm and significantly increases its profitability.