News and Press Releases

ASTARTA sums up the operational results of 2009

During the 2009 sugar campaign ASTARTA produced more than 225 thousand tons of high quality sugar securing more than 90% of sugar beet grown in-house for own sugar plants. Thus ASTARTA strengthened leading position among the major sugar producers in Ukraine and increased its share from 15% in 2008 to 18% of the national sugar production.

ASTARTA successfully finished 2009 harvesting campaign

Agri-industrial holding "Astarta-Kyiv" has successfully finished autumn harvesting campaign. ASTARTA's regional subsidiaries harvested about 1 million 530 thousand tons of sugar beet and 154 thousand tons of corn, sunflower, and soybeans. Despite unfavorable weather conditions, ASTARTA saved the yield at the previous year level. Particularly, the average yield is 7.4 tons per ha for corn, 2.7...

ASTARTA published report for the nine months of 2009

On November 12, ASTARTA published report for the nine months of 2009. The Group's financial results demonstrate sustainable growth following successful consolidation of assets and positive market movements

ASTARTA harvested more than one million tons of sugar beet

Аs of November, 3 ASTARTA's regional subsidiaries harvested more than 1 million 100 thousand tons of sugar beet (net weight) on the area of 28 thousand ha (83% of total beet planted area). The average gross yield is higher than 44 tons per ha (some Group's regional subsidiaries in Poltava regions harvested the sugar beet with an average yield of 50 tons per ha), while the Ukrainian average is...

ASTARTA production units continue well-coordinated sugar campaign

ASTARTA's regional production units in Poltava, Vinnytsia and Khmelnytsky regions interface within the current sugar production campaign. Exact to the schedule, units harvest sugar beet and deliver it to mills for further processing. Weather conditions are favorable for beet harvesting in the regions where ASTARTA's production units are situated.

Day of Analyst and Business Journalist

On September 24, 2009 ASTARTA held the day of analyst and business journalist in Poltava region at the regional subsidiary "named afer Dovzhenko" and Yareskivsky sugar plant.