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«A'SPIK Agro» began sugar beet harvesting

«A'SPIK Agro» began sugar beet harvesting. And although the soil is quite dry, the process is moving forward briskly. It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. According to the company, soon the first sweet roots will be transported to the bbeet receiving station to begin 2020/2021 sugar refining season....


Yaresky Sugar Refinery began receiving raw materials

On September 9, beet receiving station of Yaresky Sugar Refinery, the part of «Astarta-Kyiv» structure, began receiving raw materials.  It is reported in the message of «Our Astarta» Facebook group. The first sugar beets came from the fields of Dovzhenko Agricultural Company. «The 2020 sugar beet...


«Radekhivskyi Sugar» LLC began 2020 sugar beet processing season

On September 5, «Radekhivskyi Sugar» LLC was the first in Ukraine to begin 2020 sugar beet processing season at Radekhiv subdivision. It is reported by press-service of the company. All preparatory and repair processes have been completed. The first sugar beet was delivered to the territory of the beet receiving station.


«A'SPIK Group» brings Krasyliv Sugar Refinery to the European level of production

Krasyliv Sugar Refinery will soon replenish its material and technical base with European-made equipment. In particular, 2 vacuum devices have been purchased and will be installed in the near future, which will be the basis for the implementation of the 3-rd product scheme for sugar production. It is reported by «A'SPIK Group» on its Facebook-page. Earlier the refinery used a simplified method of sugar beet processing, which involved 2 phases of sugar extraction and,...


Cygnet reduces logistics costs

Cygnet purchased the new TEM-2U-8289 locomotive to reduce logistics costs. It will run on the railway tracks of the elevator in the village of Kozyatyn from the end of September. It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. «This locomotive is identical to the other one in the elevator in the village of Andrushky. Its characteristics are satisfied: high-qu...


«Astarta» increased sugar revenues by 3%

«Astarta» sugar revenues amounted to EUR57m (up by 3% y-o-y) on improvement of realized prices to EUR354 per tonn compared to EUR329 per tonn a year ago. This lead to the EBITDA increasing to EUR8,1m in 1H20 from EUR4,0m in 1H19. It is reported by press center of the company. «Astarta»’s consolidated revenues amounted to EUR172m in the 1H20 with exports’ share of 53%. The Agricultural segment’s...


Shepetivka Sugar Refinery carries out reconstruction to improve beets supply for processing

Currently, Shepetivka Sugar Refinery carries out an important reconstruction, thanks to which significant savings of costs and losses in sugar beet supply for production.  It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. «We are approaching the beet storage silo to the refinery. Thus, the transportation distance will be reduced: previously it was about...


Krasyliv Sugar Refinery joined «A’SPIK Group»

In July 2020, «Krasyliv Sugar Refinery» PC, founded in 1842, officially joined the “sweet” family of «A’SPIK Group», connecting with «Starokostiantynivcukor» LLC and «Shepetivka Sugar» LLC. It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. Thus, the production complex became the third and the oldest sugar refinery in the group of companies. In order to prepare the refinery, which...


«Astarta» received the award for leadership in energy management

«Astarta-Kyiv» received the award for leadership in energy management, according to the results of the international competition Energy Management Leadership Awards, which since 2016 has been organizing the global forum Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) – an international organization that brings together representatives of ministries of energy of 25 countries worldwide, the Europea...


Radekhivskyi Sugar» expects successful sugar beet processing season

Sugar beet — valuable technical crop, the main source of raw materials for sugar production. It is reported by press-service of the company. Sugar beet growing season is in full swing. Phytosanitary supervision of sugar beet crops is constantly carried out. As of July 13, sugar bee...

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