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More than 40 thousand tonnes of sugar were exported in May

In May of the current marketing year, Ukrainian producers exported 41,3 thousand tonnes of sugar — almost 30% more than in April. «Azerbaijan remained the main importer of Ukrainian sugar in May — almost one third of all deliveries of the month (29%). Significant volumes were delivered to Turkey and Tajikis...


«A'SPIK GROUP» carries out protection and fertilization of sugar beet crop

Despite the changing spring weather, agricultural enterprises of «A'SPIK GROUP» completed the sowing works on all planned areas. It is announced by the company on its Facebook-page. Under the sugar beet, which is a culture of strategic importance for the corporation, Starokostiantyniv agrarians allocated the total area...


Viktor Ivanchyk continues to acquire «Astarta» shares

On June 3-4, 2019, Albacon Ventures Limited, owned by Viktor Ivanchyk, acquired 152 thousand shares of «Astarta-Kyiv». It is reported on the website of the Warsaw Stock Exchange. «Albacon Ventures Limited acquired a total of 152,000 shares of «Astarta-Kyiv» agroholding, resulting in a share of Alb...


In Ukraine, organic sugar beet areas increased by 100 hectares

Recently, presentation of sugar produced at Gnidava Sugar Refinery on the Organic Standard system, which is in demand in advanced countries of Europe and the world, was held in Kyiv. It is stated by the deputy chairman of the board of Gnidava sugar refinery Oleksandr Nikishyn, press service of the company reports. «In Ukraine, such sugar is produced only by...


Shepetivka sugar refinery carries out radical renovation of equipment

«Shepetivka Sugar Refinery» PJSC was updated by a third to the new production season. It is reported by «A'SPIK GROUP» on its Facebook-page. The modernization of the production department of Shepetivka sugar refinery came to the finish line. In particular, th...


Sugar beet of «Zakhidnyi Bug» suffered from bad weather

Sugar beet of «Zakhidnyi Bug» suffered from unfavorable weather conditions. It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. Even the most experienced specialists are powerless before natural disasters. Unfortunately, this year's spring was not too favorable fo...


Ukraine can completely replace imported energy resources with biogas

Ukraine has a great potential to completely replace imported energy resources only at the expense of biogas. It is announced by Director of the Department of Renewable Energy and Alternative Fuels of State Agency of Energy Saving of Ukraine Yuriy Shapharenko, «Ukrinform» reports. «In my...


Albacon Ventures share in «Astarta» exceeded 37%

On April 21-22, 2017, Albacon Ventures Limited, wholly owned by General Director of «Astarta-Kyiv», Viktor Ivanchyck, acquired almost 201,300 company's shares in the open market. It is reported on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. As a result of acquisition, the total equality stake of Albacon Ventures Limited in Astarta Holding N.V. increased to 9,345 million units, represen...


«A'SPIK GROUP» sugar exports exceeded 33% of the total sale volumes

During January-April 2019, sugar exports of «A'SPIK GROUP» exceeded 33% of the total sale volumes of the "sweet product". It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. In particular, this year, the group companies put more than 12 thousand tonnes of sugar to their business partners, of which more than 4 thousand...


«Astarta» sugar segment revenue decreased by 44%

For the first quarter of 2019, the revenue of «Astarta» sugar segment decreased by 44%. It is reported by press-service of the company. Consolidated revenues of the Group grew by 28% — to EUR 116 million y-o-y on back of solid performance by the agriculture and the soybean proce...

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