Milk quality improvement
ASTARTA reported positive dynamic in improvement of milk quality during the first four months of 2019. As of May 2019 the share of extra-grade milk reached 70% of total Group’s milk production (comparing to 30% at the end of 2018). However, several farming units in Poltava region (LLC «Agricultural company «Dovzhenko», LLC «Agricultural company «Musievske», LLC «Investment company «Poltavazernoproduct», LLC «Astarta Prykhorollya») already produce 100% of top-class milk.
Overall during the first four months the Company supplied around 40 thousand tons of milk to Ukrainian milk processing plants.
«Modern approaches to dairy farming help us to prove leadership on industrial milk market in Ukraine. We invest in genetics and healthy headcount, well-balanced feed production and comfortable placement, getting high-quality milk in return. Despite challenging pricing we see the potential of this business segment in terms of efficiency growth», - comments Mykhailo Travetskiy, head of dairy farming division.