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Shepetivka Sugar Refinery successfully completed sugar-refining season

Shepetivka Sugar Refinery, part of «A'SPIK GROUP» corporation, completed sugar-refining season after 55 days of work. It is reported by the corporation on its Facebook-page. The company notes that the current marketing year turned out to be quite difficult, because the reduction in beet yield due to the summer dro...


Poltava region harvested more than one million tonnes of sugar beet

Despite unfavorable weather conditions, including summer drought, in Poltava region, the local farmers are successfully completing their agricultural year. It is reported by «Uriadovyi Kurier». Before the frosts begin, the weather allows to prepare the soil for spring sugar beet sowing. More than one million tonnes of sugar beet we...


«A'SPIK GROUP» completed "sweet" harvesting

«A'SPIK GROUP» agricultural units harvested sugar beet from more than two thousand hectares — 100% of sugar beet crops in the land bank of the group of companies. It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. The corporation informes that the average beet yield reached 550 centners/ha, and sugar content, compared with last year, increased by...


Vinnytsia sugar refineries produced 235,000 tonnes of sugar

As of November 15, Vinnytsia sugar refineries produced 235,000 tonnes of sugar. It is reported by «Golos Ukrainy». This year, the average sugar beet yield decreased by 1,5 tonnes per hectare, compared to last year's figure. In 2018, the yield reached 569 centne...


Ukraine harvested 97% of sugar beet

As of November 20, Ukraine harvested 9,5 million tonnes of sugar beet. It is announced by press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine. Ukrainian agrarians harvested sugar beets from the area of 214 thousand hectares or 97%...


Cygnet sugar refinery completed 2019/2020 sugar-refining season

On November 15, Cygnet sugar refinery completed sugar-refining season. The refinery worked 61 days.  It is reported by press-service of the company. 165,9 thousand tonnes of sugar beet were processed. This  year sugar content is higher than last year, accounting for 18,6%. The re...


Yaresky Sugar Refinery plans to produce more than 70 thousand tonnes of sugar

In the current season, Yaresky Sugar Refinery, the part of «Astarta-Kyiv» structure, plans to process 450,000 tonnes of raw materials. Director of Yaresky Sugar Refinery Volodymyr Lavryk notes, AgroPortal reports. He says, the refinery plans to produce more than 70 thousand tonnes of sugar. Volodymyr Lavryk also...


Ukraine completes sugar beet harvesting campaign

As of November 12, Ukraine harvested 9 million tonnes of sugar beet. It is announced by press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine. Ukrainian agrarians harvested sugar beets from the area of 205 thousand hectares or 93%...


«Astarta» sugar revenues decreased by 10%

For 9 months of 2019, «Astarta» sugar revenues decreased by 10% y-o-y — to EUR 87 million on flat sugar price and decline in sugar sales volumes by 12% — to 240kt (including 16kt of export sales) amid unfavorable development of local and global sugar prices for the two consecutive years. It is reported by the company in its report. The Ukrainian sugar production campaign for 2019/2020 season started with 31 sugar plants, the lowest in the history of Ukraine, and the area planted un...

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