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Shepetivka sugar refinery carries out radical renovation of equipment

«Shepetivka Sugar Refinery» PJSC was updated by a third to the new production season. It is reported by «A'SPIK GROUP» on its Facebook-page. The modernization of the production department of Shepetivka sugar refinery came to the finish line. In particular, th...


Sugar beet of «Zakhidnyi Bug» suffered from bad weather

Sugar beet of «Zakhidnyi Bug» suffered from unfavorable weather conditions. It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. Even the most experienced specialists are powerless before natural disasters. Unfortunately, this year's spring was not too favorable fo...


Ukraine can completely replace imported energy resources with biogas

Ukraine has a great potential to completely replace imported energy resources only at the expense of biogas. It is announced by Director of the Department of Renewable Energy and Alternative Fuels of State Agency of Energy Saving of Ukraine Yuriy Shapharenko, «Ukrinform» reports. «In my...


Albacon Ventures share in «Astarta» exceeded 37%

On April 21-22, 2017, Albacon Ventures Limited, wholly owned by General Director of «Astarta-Kyiv», Viktor Ivanchyck, acquired almost 201,300 company's shares in the open market. It is reported on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. As a result of acquisition, the total equality stake of Albacon Ventures Limited in Astarta Holding N.V. increased to 9,345 million units, represen...


«A'SPIK GROUP» sugar exports exceeded 33% of the total sale volumes

During January-April 2019, sugar exports of «A'SPIK GROUP» exceeded 33% of the total sale volumes of the "sweet product". It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. In particular, this year, the group companies put more than 12 thousand tonnes of sugar to their business partners, of which more than 4 thousand...


«Astarta» sugar segment revenue decreased by 44%

For the first quarter of 2019, the revenue of «Astarta» sugar segment decreased by 44%. It is reported by press-service of the company. Consolidated revenues of the Group grew by 28% — to EUR 116 million y-o-y on back of solid performance by the agriculture and the soybean proce...


In Kyiv region, biogas station was launched on beet pulp

Biogas station with the capacity of 2,4 MW was opened in Gorodysche-Pustovarivsk, Kyiv region. It is reported by AgroTimes with reference to «Zorg Biogas» company, which was engaged in the construction of the station.  The station is able to process 300 tonnes of b...


Gnidava Sugar Refinery adopts European countries experience

The pulp presses, installed at Gnidava Sugar Refinery, significantly reduced the amount of raw pulp that falls into the dumps in the past year. It is reported by press-service of the company.  «In fact, in the past year, there was no beet pulp in our dumps, all the pulp was picked up by the peasants. Another year of work and all...


«A'SPIK GROUP» has no need for sugar beet re-sowing due to the spring heavy rains

Although the first sugar beet seedlings of «A'SPIK GROUP» have been partly affected by May heavy rains, there is no need for re-sowing.  It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. The company informs that 200 ha of sugar beet areas have been found problematic for Starokostiantyniv agragians after excessive spring rainf...


Heavy rains will reduce sugar production volumes

This year, the first sugar beet seedlings were damaged by waterlogged topsoil and high relative humidity. According to Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Center, precipitation on the territory of Ukraine reached about 100 - 150 mm. «Beetroot zone is located in a waterlogged soil zone. This led to a partial washout of sugar beet seed. Also, due to high rainfall, plants have been affected by diseases that influence thei...

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