News and Press Releases

ASTARTA's operational results for 2010

Last week ASTARTA's sugar plants successfully finished beet sugar production campaign. Around 1,560 thousand tons of sugar beet were processed (+2% y-o-y) and the Group's sugar plants produced 200 thousand tons of sugar. A decrease in sugar output y-o-y was caused by unexpectedly low yields as well as low sugar extraction ratio (12.7% in 2010 vs. 14.8 % in 2009 ) as a result of harsh weather...

ASTARTA's sugar plants meet the highest international standards

International company Bureau Veritas Certification successfully conducted audit of ASTARTA's Yaresky and Zhdanivsky sugar plants and will provide final report of conformity with the requirements of the SEDEX company in the nearest future.

ASTARTA Holding N.V. Key results for the nine months of 2010

On November 12, ASTARTA published report for the nine months of 2010. The Group's financial results demonstrate sustainable growth following efficiency improvements, successful consolidation of assets and positive market movements.

ASTARTA successfully finished sowing of winter crops and continues harvesting campaign

ASTARTA's regional subsidiaries successfully finished winter sowing campaign for 2011 harvest on the area of 40 thousand ha including 36 thousand ha of winter wheat (+9% y-o-y). Increased areas under winter crops represent ASTATRA's strategy to expand land bank and to increase the share of wheat, corn and soybeans in the crop rotation structure. High-quality primary seeds specially processed and...

ASTARTA launched a new elevator

In Viytivtsi, Kmelnytsky region, ASTARTA set to work a new modern elevator operated by regional business unit Volochisk-Agro. The grain elevator started to clean and dry the newly harvested crops.

ASTARTA expands its production capacities

ASTARTA has successfully finished negotiations on an asset management agreement with an option to acquire the property complex of Volochysky sugar plant in the Khmelnytsky region (Ukraine).

ASTARTA launched new sugar production campaign

Two ASTARTA's sugar plants (in Vinnytsia and Khmelnytsky regions) successfully started new sugar production campaign. In early September, the rest of the Group's sugar plants will also launch sugar production.

ASTARTA held an Analyst Day

On August 26, 2010 ASTARTA held an Analyst Day with the participation of analysts from more than 10 investment banks of Ukraine. International investors and analysts participated in a conference-call held by the Group together with investment broker "BG capital" at the same day.