Ukraine. Zhytomyr region planning to process grown sunseed within its limits


The Zhytomyr regional administration intends to build a sunseed crushing plant in the region. The region’s authorities are now looking for investors to do this.

Over 200 KMT of sunseed is annually grown in the region, but no crushing facilities are available there, reports UkrAgroConsult.

According to UkrOliyaProm Association, oilseed crushing capacities in Ukraine total 18.5 MMT. 37 new plants were built and almost all existing ones were upgraded in the past 15 years. The total amount invested in the sector’s development is above USD 2 Bl.



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