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The International Competence Center on Large Scale Agriculture (LaScalA) brings together a network of international experts in the field of large farm management. Our major focus is on research into economic, organizational and ethical aspects of large scale farming activities as well as into institutional frameworks that enable the development of large agricultural enterprises. LaScalA project flyer is available here for download.

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19 February 2020

Yurii Kosiuk, Founder and CEO of MHP agroholding: MHP to invest about $100 million in EU, Saudi Arabia

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A vertically-integrated agroholding with 370,000 hectares of farmland, 30 subsidiaries and 30,000 employees in 13 regions of Ukraine, MHP is the country’s largest producer and exporter of poultry meat today. It also owns the Slovenia-based Perutnina Ptuj, one of Europe’s largest meat processing corporations that employs more than 3,500 people in...

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21 February 2020

Rusagro to launch sauce plant by the end of 2020

Russia-based agroholding Rusagro has scheduled the launch of its new sauce plant in the Saratov region, which is currently under construction, for late 2020. As reported earlier, the designed capacity of the plant is 80,000 tonnes of mayonnaise per year. The plant is expected to become the world’s largest sauce producer.

Meanwhile, Rusagro is...

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20 February 2020

Prodimex to produce 1.6 million tonnes of sugar

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Prodimex, a Russia-based agroholding, plans to produce 1.6 million tonnes of sugar by the end of 2019/2020 production season (August 2019-February 2020), a 23%-increase as compared to the previous season. In total, the sugar plants of the agroholding processed 11 million tonnes of sugar beets, a 22%-increase as compared to the 2018/2019 season. Of...

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20 February 2020

Miratorg to export beef to Brazil

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Miratorg, Russia’s largest meat producer, plans to export premium beef to Brazil. The first batch of beef, including ribeye steaks and meat cuts for Brazilian traditional dish Churassco, will amount to 13 tonnes. Despite the currently low export volumes, Miratorg considers Brazil as a promising market, given that the meat cuts shipped to this...

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18 February 2020

Nibulon saved $ 65,000 due to waste management technologies

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Nibulon, a Ukraine-based agroholding operating 82,000 hectares of farmland and own freight fleet, reports to have saved $ 65,000 within the last three years using solid fuel for heating of its administrative buildings and production units. In 2017-2019, Nibulon processed 353 tonnes of waste from grain production into 307.4 tonnes of fuel bricks and...

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