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Kopernik Global Investors increased its share in «Astarta»

Kopernik Global Investors LLC increased its share in «Astarta-Kyiv» agri-industrial holding to 5,04%. It is announced by the company on the Warsaw Stock Exchange website. On February 14, 2019, as a result of acquiring 12,95 thousand «Astarta» shares, Kopernik's share in the aut...


TOP-10 the most powerful sugar factories of Ukraine

According to the results of 2018/2019 MY, Kryzhopil Sugar Refinery became the leader in sugar production, producing 170,97 thousand tonnes of sugar. The second place was occupied by Gaisin Sugar Refinery, which produced 120,8 thousand tonnes of sugar. The third place — Radekhivskyi Sugar Refinery, which produced 108,49 thousand ton...


Sugar beet harvested areas will be quarter reduced

According to the forecasts of the Analytical Department of «Ukrsugar» Association, in the current marketing year sugar beet harvested area will amount to 220-230 thousand hectares, which is almost four times less than last year. «Sugar beet sowing campaign will begin in one and half month and we have disappointing forecasts of the harvested areas. According to our data, in the current year, the ​​sug...


«Cygnet» sugar refinery increased I category sugar production

According to the results of 2018, 64% of sugar produced at «Cygnet» sugar refinery was the I category product. It is reported by the company in its report. The quality of sugar was improved due to modernization of the equipment, in which 871 thousand dollars were invested. In addition, d...


Gnidava Sugar Refinery produces certified organic sugar

For the first time in Ukraine «DEDDENS AGRO» LLC and «RITTER BIO AGRO» LLC received certified organic sugar from the grown organic sugar beet. It is reported by press service of Gnidava Sugar Refinery. Viktor Shcherbachuk, the General Director, says the team has been moving towards this goal since 2013, when organic company was found...


«Ukrpominvest-Agro» sugar refineries produced 16% of Ukrainian sugar

On January 31, 2019, «UPI-AGRO» sugar refineries completed sugar beet processing season, which lasted more than 150 days. For the first time in the whole history, two sugar refineries of the company processed 2,189 million tonnes of sugar beet and produced 291 thousand tonnes of sugar — 16% of total Ukrainian sugar production. It is reported by press service of the company. The improvement of production technology, in particular, the unprecedented project for the installation of ion exchange columns for beet juice d...


Ukraine decreased sugar production by 15%

According to the results of 2018/2019 MY, Ukraine produced 1,82 million tonnes of sugar — 15% less than the previous year. «This season 42 sugar refineries processed 13,6 million tonnes of sugar beet — almost 10% less than last year. As a result of reduced harvested area and raw materials quantity, w...


Beginning of sugar-refining season 2018/2019 (updated)

Sugar-refining season 2018/2019 MY officially started on August 31, 2018. August 31 — «Agricultural Complex «Zelena Dolyna» LLC (Tomashpil Sugar Refinery) September 1 — «Podillia Foods Company» PJSC, Kryzhopil Su...


TOP-10 Sugar Exporters in 2018

According to the results of 2018, «Radekhivskyi Sugar» LLC became the biggest sugar exporter, having delivered 150,9 thousand tonnes at the amount of $ 55,55 million.  The second place in the rating was taken by «Tsukoragroprom» LLC — 65,8 thousand tonnes of sugar ($ 28,3 million). «Podillia» Foods Company» PJSC bec...

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