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Shepetivka sugar refinery continues preparation for the new season

To meet new sugar-refining season as a modern European enterprise with innovative technologies, Shepetivka sugar refinery works hard to upgrade production facilities.  It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. This year, the refinery will receive the dry beet transportation line and the first automated raw material laboratory in Ukraine, where...


«Astarta»'s sugar revenues increased by 46%

In 1Q 2020, «Astarta»'s sugar revenues grew to EUR 29m (up by 46% y-o-y) on higher sugar sale volumes and improvement of realized prices to EUR352 per tonn compared to EUR 316 per tonn a year ago.  It is reported by press-center of the company. Segment EBITDA improved to EUR3.4m in 1Q20 versus EUR2.0m in 1Q19. «Astarta»’s consolidated revenues&nbs...


Ukrainian sugar export fell almost 2 times in April

In April, Ukrainian producers exported 9,1 thousand tonnes of sugar — almost twice less than the previous month — 19,6 thousand tonnes. «At the end of March, we saw some recovery on the London Stock Exchange. As a result, the demand for Ukrainian sugar grew slightly and producers were able to supply almost 20,000 tonnes of...


«A’SPIK Group» has no need to reseed sugar beets due to weather "swings"

Although “sugar roots” in the fields of «A’SPIK Group» have been partially affected by May temperature changes and strong winds, there is no need for reseeding. It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. The land monitoring results show that the "sweet" crop is in a satisfactory phytosanitary condition. However, this year...


In Ukraine sugar beet sown areas decreased by 5%

As of May 13, 209 thousand hectares of sugar beets were sown in Ukraine — 5% less than last year. In addition to the reduction of sown areas, the current season is characterized by unfavorable weather conditions, which, in turn, can significantly affect yields. «This year's sowing cam...


Cygnet completed sowing campaign

Beginning of spring works was accompanied by a small amounts of soil moisture. However, at the end of the sowing campaign, the weather changed dramatically. Despite such atypical weather conditions, Cygnet conducted sowing campaign in a technologically optimal time.  It is reported by press-service of the company. Sugar beet sowing was carried out in seven days and completed on April 3. The share of this crop in this year's structure of sown areas amounts t...


«A'spik Group» received the first sugar beet seedlings

«A'spik Group» agricultural subdivisions successfully completed 2020 "sweet" sowing campaign, processing 100% of the planned area. The company reports that this year the weather was favorable for spring field works, and, despite the tight soil, the company has already received the first seedlings of "sweet" ro...


Albacon Ventures Limited's stake in «Astarta» exceeded 39%

Albacon Ventures Limited increased its stake in «Astarta-Kyiv» agro-industrial holding to 39,14%. It is reported by press-center of the company. ASTARTA Holding N.V. (the Company) informs that on the 15th April 2020 Mr. Viktor Ivanchyk, Chief executive officer acquired through Albacon Ventures...


«Astarta» increased sugar sales by 44%

Durinng the І-st quarter of 2020, «Astarta-Kyiv» agri-industrial holding increased sugar sales by 44% — to 77,56 thousand tonnes. It is reported on the website of the Warsaw Stock Exchange. It is noted that the average selling price of sugar decreased by 1% — to 9,710 thousand UAH/tonn. Recall that in 2019, «As...


«Astarta» increased extra white sugar output by 37%

In 2019, «Astarta» preserved leadership position locally with a market share of over 20% and improved extra white sugar output to 76kt (up by 37% y-o-y). It is reported by press-center of the company. Revenues amounted to EUR 117mln (down by 2% y-o-y) on decline in sugar sales volumes by 7% to 301kt in 2019 amid negative development of local and glo...

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