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«A’SPIK Group» put up almost 30,000 tonnes of sugar for sale

In 2019-2020 marketing year, «A’SPIK Group» sold almost 30,000 tonnes of "sweet product" to its business partners. It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. «Starokostiantynivtsukor» LLC produced 55% of this volume and 45% were produced at «Shepetivka Sugar Refinery» LLC.&...

 
Brazil will have to boost U.S. ethanol imports to meet demand

Sugar production in Brazil's center-south region reached 10.57 million tonnes so far in the 2020-21 season that began in April, 57% more than in the previous season, industry group Unica said on Wednesday. It is reported by Nasdaq. Mills in Brazil continue to push for maximum sugar output at the expense of ethanol, with cane allocation for production of the sweetener reaching near a record 47% early...


«Starokostiantynivtsukor» will significantly reduce the steam consumption

The main focus of this year's off-season at «Starokostiantynivtsukor» LLC is the renovation of the evaporator station, which significantly increase the energy efficiency of production.  It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. «Installation of the new film-type evaporator will reduce steam consumption by 3 tonnes per hour, as modern equipment will compensate for t...


Gnidava Sugar Refinery is preparing for 2020 sugar refining season

«Gnidava Sugar Refinery» LLC is preparing for the 2020 season. It is announced by the Raw Materials Deputy Director Oleksandr Nikishyn, press service of the company reports.  One of the leading enterprises in Volyn region prepares quite ser...


Ukrainian sugar production will be reduced

According to the analytical department of «Ukrsugar» Association, in 2020/2021 MY, sugar production is expected at 1,2-1,3 million tonnes, which is 15% less than the previous year. The number of processing refineries will remain unchanged — 33 sugar factories are expected to operate in the season. «Given the reduction of sown areas and weather conditions that can significantly affect yields, as it is already known that dust storms have damaged some crops in Ternopil, Kharkiv and Kirovohra...


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...

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