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05 November 2018

BRF is under investigation

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The Ministry of Agriculture of Brazil investigates BRF S.A., the world's largest chicken exporter, on non-compliance with food safety standards. A federal police report states that senior BRF officials allegedly tampered with documents and laboratory results to circumvent food safety and quality controls. Federal police alleged BRF of attempts to...

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04 November 2018

Dauren Oshakbayev: Kazakh agroholdings too big to fail

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The biggest agroholdings in Kazakhstan have one thing in common – huge debts. Dauren Oshakbayev, analyst and director of agricultural economics research program in Center of Applied Research Talap in Astana, Kazakhstan, describes recent developments in the large scale agriculture of Kazakhstan.

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29 October 2018

Mriya to triple the planted area under potatos

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Mriya agroholding, one of the leading potato producers in Ukraine, finished the harvest of potatoes for this season. The average crop yield amounted to 37.7 tonnes per hectare. The company expanded the crop area from 92 hectares in 2017 to 634 hectares in 2018 and plans to increase it to 2.038 hectares in 2019. Mriya operates its own storage...

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29 October 2018

Top 10 biggest farms worldwide

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Top 10 world's biggest farms operate altogether over 26 million hectares of land and grow over 550,000 heads of cattle. We provide more information about these farms based on the data of worldatlas.com, as well as the websites of the farms.

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26 October 2018

Otrada Group to invest in pig breeding farms

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Otrada Farms, a farming division of the Russia-based Otrada Group, plans the construction of pig feedlots with a fattening capacity of 8,000 tonnes per year and a breeding farm for 2,300 sows in 2019-2020. The estimated value of the investment is RUB 7 billion (about $ 106.4 million). The implementation of the project will allow the company to...

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26 October 2018

Ovostar increased sales by 27%

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Ovostar Union, one of the leading egg producers in Ukraine, increased egg sales by 27% during the first 9 months of 2018. The egg sales volume reached 1,056 million units, out of which443 million were exported. The production volume decreased to 1,202 million eggs from 1,246 million in the same period of 2017. The average price of eggs rose by...

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26 October 2018

Agribusinessmen among the wealthiest people of Ukraine

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According to the rating of the Top-100 wealthiest people of Ukraine, issued by Novoye Vremya and the investment company Dragon Capital, 22 businessman involved in Ukrainian agribusiness are included into this list. 3 of them are even among the Top-10 richest people of Ukraine. The third place is taken by Vadym Novynskyi, the beneficiary of Smart-H...

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24 October 2018

Kernel to spend $ 329 million on capital investments

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Kernel, the largest Ukrainian producer of sunflower oil, plans to invest $ 329 million in 2019. The holding will allocate $ 42 million to the construction of an oilseed processing plant in Western Ukraine and $ 66 million for the construction of an export terminal in the port of Chornomorsk. It will also invest $41 million in silos, $ 7 million in...

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23 October 2018

SanCor transfers assets to Adecoagro and Vicentín

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The Argentina-based dairy cooperative SanCor will  sell two of its processing plants and the brands Angelita and Las Tres Niñas to the agroholding Adecoagro. According to the agreement between the two companies, 300 employees will preserve their jobs. In addition, SanCor will exit from the business of desserts, puddings and yogurts, transferring...

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23 October 2018

Agrocomplex built a cheese plant

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Agrocomplex named after Tkachev, the second largest Russian producer of raw milk, completed the construction of a cheese production plant in the Krasnodar region. The investments amounted to RUB 9.6 billion ($ 146 million). The capacity of the plant allows to process up to 500 tonnes of milk and 450 tonnes of whey per day. The production capacity...

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