Astarta retains its leading position as a Ukrainian soybean crusher


The Globino soybean processing plant of Astarta-Kyiv Agriholding closed the 2016/17 season with over 216 KMT of processed soybeans, the company’s press service reports.

“According to the season’s results, Astarta confirmed its status of Ukraine’s top soybean crusher: its market share approximates 22%,” reads the report.

It is noted that the plant produced 155 KMT of soybean meal, 40 KMT of soybean oil, and over 12 KMT of granulated husks. The range of export destinations of the Globino plant’s products expanded to more than 20 countries in MY 2016/17.

“The produced soybean oil was shipped almost entirely to the Asian market. The soybean meal reinforced its position in the European Union’s market, which absorbs some 30% of Astarta’s meal sales. In particular, the company supplied premium non-GMO meal to France for the first time. Overall, the share of meal export sales equaled 80%,” reads the report.



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