News of Ukraine


I&U Group completes the construction of unique biogas complex in Ukraine

I&U Group agroholding completes the construction of a unique biogas complex with a capacity of 5,5 MW/h, created in partnership with the EBRD. It is reported by «UNIAN». Since the end of 2018, large-scale construction has been underway near the village of Kapitanivka, Nomyrhorod district, Kirovohrad region: I&U Group...


«Starokostiantynivtsukor» will significantly reduce the steam consumption

The main focus of this year's off-season at «Starokostiantynivtsukor» LLC is the renovation of the evaporator station, which significantly increase the energy efficiency of production.  It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. «Installation of the new film-type evaporator will reduce steam consumption by 3 tonnes per hour, as modern equipment will compensate for t...


Gnidava Sugar Refinery is preparing for 2020 sugar refining season

«Gnidava Sugar Refinery» LLC is preparing for the 2020 season. It is announced by the Raw Materials Deputy Director Oleksandr Nikishyn, press service of the company reports.  One of the leading enterprises in Volyn region prepares quite ser...


Ukrainian sugar production will be reduced

According to the analytical department of «Ukrsugar» Association, in 2020/2021 MY, sugar production is expected at 1,2-1,3 million tonnes, which is 15% less than the previous year. The number of processing refineries will remain unchanged — 33 sugar factories are expected to operate in the season. «Given the reduction of sown areas and weather conditions that can significantly affect yields, as it is already known that dust storms have damaged some crops in Ternopil, Kharkiv and Kirovohra...


Shepetivka sugar refinery continues preparation for the new season

To meet new sugar-refining season as a modern European enterprise with innovative technologies, Shepetivka sugar refinery works hard to upgrade production facilities.  It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. This year, the refinery will receive the dry beet transportation line and the first automated raw material laboratory in Ukraine, where...


«Astarta»'s sugar revenues increased by 46%

In 1Q 2020, «Astarta»'s sugar revenues grew to EUR 29m (up by 46% y-o-y) on higher sugar sale volumes and improvement of realized prices to EUR352 per tonn compared to EUR 316 per tonn a year ago.  It is reported by press-center of the company. Segment EBITDA improved to EUR3.4m in 1Q20 versus EUR2.0m in 1Q19. «Astarta»’s consolidated revenues&nbs...


Ukrainian sugar export fell almost 2 times in April

In April, Ukrainian producers exported 9,1 thousand tonnes of sugar — almost twice less than the previous month — 19,6 thousand tonnes. «At the end of March, we saw some recovery on the London Stock Exchange. As a result, the demand for Ukrainian sugar grew slightly and producers were able to supply almost 20,000 tonnes of...


«A’SPIK Group» has no need to reseed sugar beets due to weather "swings"

Although “sugar roots” in the fields of «A’SPIK Group» have been partially affected by May temperature changes and strong winds, there is no need for reseeding. It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. The land monitoring results show that the "sweet" crop is in a satisfactory phytosanitary condition. However, this year...


Dust storms destroyed up to 10% of sugar beet area in Ternopil region

Dust storms that swept through Ternopil region on May 12 destroyed sugar beet crops. Losses account for approximately 10% of the sown area. It is reported by Volodymyr Ulichnyi, the farmer, kurkul.com informs. The weather consequences were reported by «Dzvin» farm in Ternopil region on its Facebook-page, too. ...


In Ukraine sugar beet sown areas decreased by 5%

As of May 13, 209 thousand hectares of sugar beets were sown in Ukraine — 5% less than last year. In addition to the reduction of sown areas, the current season is characterized by unfavorable weather conditions, which, in turn, can significantly affect yields. «This year's sowing cam...

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