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10 July 2019

Agrofusion: grain yield up 14%

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Agrofusion, a Ukraine-based agroholding operating 25,000 hectares of farmland, reports to have completed the harvesting campaign of early winter crops on the area of 14,600 hectares. The yields of early winter wheat and barley have increased 14% as compared to 2018. As reported by Agrofusion, one of the key factors behind the yields growth was the...

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09 July 2019

Prodimex to produce sugar for retail

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Prodimex, a Russia-based agroholding, plans to sell sugar on the Russian retail market. For this purpose, the company has launched the test packaging lines at its Pereleshynsky sugar plant in the Voronezh region for 1 kg and 5 kg bags. The daily packaging capacity is 250 tonnes of sugar. Also, Prodimex plans to start the production of refined sugar...

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09 July 2019

Epicentr K to produce flour

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Epicentr K, a Ukraine-based agroholding, has launched the production of wheat flour at its subsidiary Gnivanskyi grain elevator in the Vinnytsia region of Ukraine. Flour will be sold in 2 kg, 5 kg and 50 kg bags on the Ukrainian retail and wholesale market. Epicentr K plans to further develop value-added production.

Currently, the agroholding...

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05 July 2019

Rusagro increased area under operation by 5%

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Rusagro, one of the largest Russian agroholdings, completed the sowing campaign 2019, having increased its farmland area under operation by 5% (28,000 hectares), up to 586,000 hectares. Additional farmland was leased from another Russian agroholding Solar Products.

In 2019, Rusagro decreased the share of grains from 46% to 43% of the total sown...

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05 July 2019

Steppe agroholding to launch cheese production

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Steppe agroholding, an agricultural subsidiary of Russia-based AFK Sistema Corporation, acquired the Orlovsky dairy plant in the Rostov region of Russia. The company intends to produce cheese, butter and dairy products. The dairy plant is the first milk-processing asset of Steppe. The plant’s revenue amounted to RUB 138.6 million ($ 2.18 million)...

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04 July 2019

Don Agro to conduct IPO on Singapore Stock Exchange

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Don Agro, a Russia-based agroholding, has reportedly applied for initial public offering (IPO) on the Singapore stock exchange. The funds raised from IPO will be invested in acquiring farmland area and machinery. Don Agro is engaged in crop and livestock farming and operates 53,200 hectares of farmland in the Rostov region of Russia. Previously,...

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03 July 2019

MHP invested over $ 1.3 million in CSR in 2019

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MHP, a Ukraine-based agroholding and largest poultry producer, reports to have invested over $1.3 million in CSR projects within the four months of 2019. The key areas of investment were improvement of rural infrastructure, health and education facilities in the regions of company’s activity. Currently, MHP is negotiating the possibility of...

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03 July 2019

Astarta launched grain terminal

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Astarta, a Ukraine-based agroholding, has completed the construction of its largest grain elevator in the Poltava region of Ukraine. The designed one-time storage capacity of the facility is 120,000 tonnes, which should be sufficient to fulfill the needs of Astarta’s Poltava cluster, as well as to store partners’ grain.  The volume of investments...

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02 July 2019

MHP increased production of renewable energy 8%

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MHP, a Ukraine-based agroholding, has built a 24MW biogas plant, increasing the volume of own produced renewable energy by about 8% in 2018. The company plans to continue investing in innovative technologies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Also, MHP intends to obtain international certificates for sustainable feedstuffs production. Earlier,...

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02 July 2019

JBS and BRF gain from historic trade deal between EU and Mercosur

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The shares of Brazilian largest meat producers BRF and JBS rose significantly after the EU and Mercosur trade bloc countries (Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay) had signed a historic trade deal, opening the European Union to South American agricultural products. In particular, shares of BRF jumped 9% on Brazil's Bovespa stock exchange, while...

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