«Astarta» sugar refineries completed the production season

08.02.2018

Last week «Astarta» finished the sugar production campaign.

It is reported by the press-service of the company.

Sugar refineries produced 463 thousand tonnes of sugar (-8% y-o-y). During the season the company processed almost 3,1 million tonnes of sugar beet. The decline of sugar production volume is a result of lower sugar beet harvest in the Eastern part of Ukraine.

At the same time, the share of top-quality sugar reached 90% of total production. ASTARTA significantly reduced beet loss during storage and transportation, as well as energy consumption during processing. After the commissioning of the beet pulp drying complex at Narkevychy sugar refinery, total production of granulated beet pulp increased by 19% — to 43 thousand tonnes.


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