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22 July 2021

MHP raised chicken meat exports 12% in H1 2021

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MHP, Ukrainian largest poultry producer, reports to have produced 357,530 tonnes of chicken meat in H1 2021 (H1 2020: 359,900 tonnes). The company’s domestic chicken meat sales decreased 8% to 144,900 tonnes, while chicken meat exports increased 12% to 191,300 tonnes within the same period. In addition, MHP exported 91,140 tonnes of sunflower oil...

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21 July 2021

Astarta-Kyiv to sell its subsidiary in Central Ukraine

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Astarta-Kyiv, Ukrainian vertically integrated agroholding operating 250,000 hectares of farmland, plans to sell one of its agricultural subsidiaries in the Cherkasy region. The enterprise is engaged in crop and livestock production and reportedly operates 4,700 hectares and 1,500 heads of cattle. A possible purchaser is a Ukrainian agricultural...

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20 July 2021

Damate launched turkey processing plant

Damate, a Russia-based agroholding, has launched a turkey-processing plant in the Penza region. The facility is designed to produce 303 tonnes of ham, sausages, and other ready products from turkey meat daily. In total, the facility operates 13 production lines. The worth of investments in the plant is around $121 million. Damate plans to sell meat...

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19 July 2021

PAEK completed harvesting winter barley

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PAEK, Ukrainian vertically integrated agroholding with over 40,000 hectares under operation, reports to have completed harvesting winter barley from the farmland area of 7,570 hectares. In addition, the company has harvested winter wheat from 6,000 hectares and rapeseed from 1,500 hectares. The company is also engaged in livestock farming, green...

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16 July 2021

Agrotrade started harvesting rapeseed

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Agrotrade, a Ukraine-based agroholding operating 70,500 hectares of farmland, has started harvesting rapeseed on the area of 4,500 hectares in the Chernihiv region. Rapeseed yields are expected to reach 2.8 tonnes/hectare. Currently, Agrotrade is also harvesting organic wheat and winter barley in the Kharkiv region. The average yields are 4.3...

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15 July 2021

Brazil: SLC Agrícola acquired Terra Santa

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SLC Agrícola, Brazilian publicly listed large-scale crop producer, has lately acquired Terra Santa, another Brazilian publicly listed agricultural company. The worth of the acquisition deal was $148.5 million. After the merger process of two companies is completed, the shareholders of Terra Santa will have their shares replaced by the shares of the...

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15 July 2021

Nibulon transshipped record-high volume of agricultural commodities

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Nibulon, one of the Ukraine's largest agroholdings that has its own freight fleet, reports to have transshipped 4.3 million tonnes of agricultural commodities by inland waterways in FY 2020/21, which is a record-high in the company’s history. In the previous fiscal year, Nibulon transported 4.262 million tonnes of agricultural commodities. In the...

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14 July 2021

Astarta-Kyiv started harvesting campaign of early grains

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Astarta-Kyiv, a vertically integrated agroholding operating 250,000 hectares of farmland in Ukraine, has started its 2021 harvesting campaign. In the upcoming weeks, the company plans to harvest early grains from 53,700 hectares, of them 46,500 hectares of winter wheat. This year, Astarta started harvesting campaign a week later as compared to the...

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14 July 2021

EkoNiva to build dairy farm in Bashkortostan

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EkoNiva, Russian largest producer of raw milk and a subsidiary of German Ekosem-Agrar, plans to build a dairy farm for 3,500 cows in the Republic of Bashkortostan. The estimated worth of the project is around $52.5 million. The construction works are expected to be finished until 2023. This will be the company’s second dairy farm in the region. In...

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13 July 2021

Announcement: Symposium on Large Scale Agriculture

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In the run-up to XVI EAAE Congress, a virtual pre-congress symposium “Large Scale Agriculture in Transition and Developed Economies: Organizational and Societal Issues” will take place on July 19, 2021, from 14:00-18:00 CEST.

Being motivated by continued research on the development of agroholdings and mega farms over the recent years, this...

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