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Vinnytsia region completed sugar beet sowing campaign

Vinnytsia region completed sugar beet sowing. It is announced by Mykola Tkachuk, Director of the Department of Agro-Industrial Development, Ecology and Natural Resources of Vinnytsia Regional State Administration, «Ukrinform» reports....


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...


Vinnytsia region sowed more than 62% of sugar beets

As of April 13, over 62% of sugar beet were sown in Vinnytsia region. It is reported by press service of Vinnytsia Regional State Administration In Vinnytsia region, agrarians sowed 26,4 thousand hectares of sugar beet or 62,1% of the forecast (42,5 thousan...


«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...


Khmelnytsk region sowed half of sugar beets

Agrarians of Khmelnytsk region sowed 51% of sugar beet areas. It is stated in the report of Agricultural Department of Khmelnytsk Regional State Administration. The agricultural enterprises of the region continue late crops sowing. About 12 thousand...


«Khmilnytske» sowed almost 6 thousand hectares of sugar beet

Yesterday, on April 8, sugar beet sowing was successfully completed at «Khmilnytske» LLC («Astarta» production subdivision). The company reported about it on its Facebook page. For 12 days, 5 798 ha of sugar beet were sown. But spring-field works are not over. In parallel with the sugar beet and sunflow...


«Zakhidnyi Bug» began sugar beet sowing campaign

«Zakhidnyi Bug» PE began sugar beet sowing on the 26-th of March. The company announced on its Facebook page. In 2020, 13 860 hectares were allocated for sugar beet, or 21,8% of the total acreage. As of April 3, 3,927 hectares (28% of total area) were s...


Kirovohrad region began sugar beet sowing

On April 2, «Agrovista» Holding began sugar beet sowing in Kirovohrad region. The chief agronomist of the company Dmitro Vasyliev told about it, CBN reports. «Much work has already been done. Sugar beet sowing began on 6 thousand hectares», — he s...


In Ukraine the sugar beet area will be reduced by 5%

According to the analytical department of «Ukrsugar» Association, in the current marketing year, the sugar beet area will amount to about 190-200 thousand hectares, which is almost 5% less than last year.  «This year, the sugar beet area will remain almost unchanged, with a slight reduction of up to 5%. First of all, it is caused by the price situation in the sugar market. However, given the trans...

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