Top 10 Ukrainian land users 2019

14 June 2019 - issued an update of its ranking of top Ukrainian agroholdings based on farmland area. The top 10 agroholdings operate 2.5 million hectares of farmland in 2019, a slight decrease compared to 2.9 million hectares in the previous year. The largest landowner, Kernel, operates the same farmland area as a year ago. The size of the last year’s top-ranked agroholding, UkrLandFarming, decreased 70,000 hectares.

#NameUltimate beneficial ownerRegistered officeFarmland in 2018, '000 haFarmland in 2017, '000 ha
1KernelAndriy VerevskyiLuxembourg City (Luxembourg)550550
Main activity: crop production, sunflower oil production
2UkrLandFarmingOleg BakhmatyukNicosia (Cyprus)500570
Main activity: crop production; meat, milk and egg production
3Agroprosperis (New Century Holding)George Rohr, Maurice TabasinikNew York City (New York, USA)396400
Main activity: grains and oilseeds production
4MHPYuriy KosiukNicosia (Cyprus)370370
Main activity: crop production; livestock production; poultry production; meat processing, biogas production
5Astarta-KyivViktor IvanchykAmsterdam (the Netherlands)250250
Main activity: crop, sugar and dairy production; livestock production; biogas production
6CFG/MriyaSALICTernopil (Ukraine)195165
Main activity: crop and potato production; grain storage; seed production
7HarveastRinat Akhmetov, Vadym NovynskyiDonetsk (Ukraine)127102
Main activity: crop and livestock production; grain storage; mixed fodder production; seed production
8IMCAleksandr PetrovLuxembourg City (Luxembourg)123.9129.6
Main activity: grains and oilseeds production; dairy production
9Epicentr KAleksandr Gerega, Galyna GeregaKyiv (Ukraine)121.4111
Main activity: crop, livestock and dairy production; grain storage
10Ukrprominvest AgroPetro PoroshenkoKyiv (Ukraine)116.5116.5
 Main activity: crop and sugar production; grain processing; livestock production