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In Volyn region two sugar refineries will be in operation during 2019 "beet" season

The sugar beet harvesting season will start in early September, and in Volyn region two sugar refineries will be in operation — Maryanivskyi and Gnidava Sugar Refineries. Ivanychy Sugar Refinery, which is the third refinery in the region, will not be engaged in processing of raw materials, it will receive beets for their further delivering to another enterprise. The director of the regional department of agro-industrial development Yuriy Gorbenko announced it during an operational meeting on August 7, VolynPost reported. «It is known that Maryanivsky...


«A'SPIK GROUP» exported 3,000 tonnes of granulated beet pulp

In 2018, «A'SPIK GROUP» exported 3,000 tonnes of granulated beet pulp. It is reported by the company on its Facebook page. The corporation informs that, although pulp is not the main product, it is a by-product of sugar production and one of the mo...


Ex-factory prices for sugar will increase by 18%

In 2019/2020 MY, ex-factory prices for sugar will increase by 18% — up to 13 thousand UAH per tonn due to the sugar output decline. According to «Ukrsugar» Association forecast for 2019/2020 MY, sugar production will amount to 1,1-1,2 million tonnes, which is more than a third less than the previous crop...


«Astarta» reduced sugar sales by 17%

In the first half of 2019, agri-industrial holding «Astarta-Kyiv» reduced sugar sales by 17% or 31,23 thousand tonnes. It is reported on the website of the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Sugar sales decreased from 184,58 thousand tonnes in the first half of 2018 to 153,35 thousand tonnes in the first half of 2019. It is no...


Polish Fund reduced its share in «Astarta»

Aviva Santander (Poland) Opened Pension Fund informed Astarta Holding NV about the sale of its stake in the company. It is reported on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Aviva's share dropped below 3%. Before this agreement, as of July 9, 2019, Aviva OFE owned 786 106 shares in the company, representing 3,14%...


In June, sugar export almost twice decreased

In June of the current marketing year, Ukrainian producers exported 24,8 thousand tonnes of sugar or 40% less than in May. «Azerbaijan remained the main importer of Ukrainian sugar, but Libya competed with it, accounting for 28% of the total export volumes. Also, significant deliveries were made to Georgia and Tajik...


«Gals Agro» plans to launch the fourth biogas complex

In 2019, «Gals Agro» plans to put into operation the fourth biogas complex.  «Agrarian Elite of Ukraine» magazine reports about it. By the end of this year, the company plans to generate 7 MW of electricity. Such direction of activity as an alternative energy...


Ukraine forecasts an increase in organic sugar demand

In Ukraine, organic sugar demand will be increase significantly. It is stated by director of «Agroecology» company Glib Lukianenko at the conference  «Organic plant growing: the best practices for 10 years», Latifundis treports....


«A'SPIK GROUP» produced 60 thousand tonnes of sugar

In 2018, «A'SPIK GROUP» sugar refineries processed more than 436 thousand tonnes of sugar beet into 60 thousand tonnes of sugar. It is announced by the company on its Facebook page. In particular, «Starokostiantynivtsukor» LLC processed 251,7 thousand tonnes of beets into 35,5 thousand tonnes of sugar. At th...

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