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Ukraine sowed 213 thousand hectares of sugar beet

As of May 6, Ukraine sowed 213 thousand hectares of sugar beet. It is reported by press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine. Ukrainian farmers sowed spring cereals and leguminous crops (with corn) on the area of 4,9 million...


«A'SPIK GROUP» increased sugar sales by one third

In 2018, «A'SPIK GROUP» increased sugar sales by more than 10 thousand tonnes. It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. In particular, in 2018, the enterprises of the group put almost 46 thousand tonnes of sugar to their business partners, against 35,6 thousand ton...


Vinnytsia region sowed 44,8 thousand hectares of sugar beet

Vinnytsia region significantly reduced sugar beet harvested areas. If last year sugar beet were harvested from 55 thousand hectares, this spring the sugar beet areas decreased to 44,8 thousand hectares. It is reported by «Golos Ukrainy». «Sugar beet area was planned at 48,3 thousand hectares, but it was sowed only 92% of the forecasted, — said the deputy director of th...


Gnidava sugar refinery continues energy costs reduction

Gnidava sugar refinery continues to work on energy costs reduction. It is stated by the deputy head of the company Oleksandr Nikishyn, the press-service of the company reports. «Last year, emissions to the filtration fields were reduced by 30% and defecators...


Ukraine will reduce the number of sugar factories, while production will decrease by 23-29%

According to «Ukrsugar» forecasts, next production season 34-35 sugar refineries will be in operation, compared with 42 refineries which worked this season. Sugar production will also decrease by 23-29% — to 1,3-1,4 million tonnes. «Today, we can observe the reduction of sugar beet harvested areas and, of course, it will have an "imprint" in autumn, when there will be significantly less sugar...


«Shepetivka Sugar Refinery» LLC modernizes its production facilities

During the off-season, Shepetivka sugar refinery intensively updates the shops and equipment to reduce the cost and increase the competitiveness of the "sweet product" of its own production. It is reported by press-service of the company on its Facebook-page. Thus, due to a radical modernization of the product department, the refinery plans to increase energy efficiency and environmental safety. Actually, the newest German vacuum condensation equipmen...


«Starokostiantynivcukor» LLC celebrates its 10-th anniversary

10 years of development: «Starokostiantynivcukor» LLC celebrates its anniversary! It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. Within 10 years, «Starokostiantynivcukor» LLC has gone from non-working enterprise to the leader of the sugar industry of U...


«A'SPIK GROUP» completed sugar beet sowing

Agro enterprises of «A'SPIK GROUP» group of companies have successfully completed the sugar beet sowing campaign. It is reported by press-service of the company on its Facebook-page. As a matter of fact, in 2019, 1 253 hectares were allocated for sugar beet, which is a culture of strategic importance for the company. These areas will provide the raw material requirements of «...


Cherkasy region sowed 68% of sugar beet area

Cherkasy region sowed 7,2 thousand hectares of sugar beet.  It is reported by Agricultural Department of Cherkasy Regional State Administration. Sugar beet were sowed on the area of 7,2 thousand hectares or 68% of the planned area, compared with 5,3 th...


Viktor Ivanchyk continues to increase his share in «Astarta»

On April 17-18, 2019, Albacon Ventures Limited, wholly owned by the General Director of «Astarta» Agricultural Enterprise, Viktor Ivanchyk, acquired almost 61,3 thousand shares in the open market.  It is stated in the company's message on the Warsaw Stock Exchange website. As a result of acquisition, the total equity stake of Albacon Ventures Limited in Astarta Holding N.V....

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