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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....


Ukrainian sugar beet harvested areas will reduce by 25%

According to the analytical data of «Ukrsugar» Association, this year, the sugar beet harvested area in Ukraine will amount to 205-210 thousand hectares, which is 25% less than last year.  «According to our forecasts, due to the sugar refineries planned raw material zones for the current season, the total harvested area will amount to 205-210 thousand hectares. Of course, est...


Volyn plans to harvest 450 thousand tonnes of sugar beet

According to the preliminary estimations of Volyn, more than 8 thousand hectares of fields will be sown with sugar beet, which is about 450 thousand tonnes of raw materials. It is reported by press service of Gnidava Sugar Refinery. «We will summarize the results in May, when crop preservation will be visible and we will receive the final crop report. This year,...


«Starokostiantynivcukor» LLC will be the first in Khmelnitsk region to introduce dry beet feeding

During the off-season, Starokostiantyniv sugar refinery introduces innovative technologies to improve the efficiency of production processes. It is reported by press-service of the company on its Facebook-page.  In particular, the company decided to abandon the outdated method of beet hydrotransporting, because this technology has several significant drawbacks. First of all, it refers to a low equipment ...


Ukraine sowed 200 thousand hectares of sugar beet

As of April 19, sugar beet were sown on the area of 200 thousand hectares. It is reported by press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine. Ukrainian farmers have sown sugar beet on an area of 200 thousand hectares or 81% of the forec...

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