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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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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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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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18 February 2020

KSG Agro: piglets productivity growth of 10%

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KSG Agro, a Ukraine-based agroholding, increased the average daily weight gain of piglets at its pig farm Nyva Trudova in the Dnipropetrovsk region by 10% in late 2019 as compared to early 2019. In particular, the productivity of piglets rose from 470 to 540 grams in the rearing phase and from 880 grams to 1100 grams in the fattening phase....

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17 February 2020

EkoNiva to launch cheese plant

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EkoNiva, Russia’s largest producer of raw milk, plans to construct a cheese plant in the village of Payvino of the Novosibirsk region. The first stage of the project is to be launched by 2021. The total worth of investment is estimated at $329 million. The plant will produce hard and semi-hard cheese, butter, milk and cream. Raw milk will be...

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14 February 2020

Ukrprominvest tripled buckwheat production

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Ukrprominvest-Agro, a vertically-integrated agroholding operating 120,000 hectares of farmland in Ukraine, reports its subsidiary Vinnytsia Bread Factory to have increased buckwheat production 3.4 times to 8,600 tonnes in 2019 as compared to 2018. Accordingly, the factory is now rated as Ukraine’s second largest buckwheat producer with a 12%-share...

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14 February 2020

Rusagro: sugar production up 17%

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Rusagro, one of the largest Russian agroholdings, increased sugar production 17% to 882,600 tonnes in 2019 as compared to 2018. In total, Rusagro processed 6.1 million tonnes of sugar beets while the share of own-produced sugar beets by the company amounted to 62%. The average sugar content was estimated at 18.4%.

Also, Rusagro produced 31,200...

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13 February 2020

MHP to produce chicken broth

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MHP, a Ukrainian agroholding specialized in poultry production, wants to get closer to the end consumer by collaborating with the companies of the HoReCa and retail segments and launching new processing lines. In particular, the company intends to invest about $ 15 million in the construction of a broth production plant. At the background of this...

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