Ukraine: 1.38 million tons of sugar produced

Production of sugar in Ukraine as of November 15 amounted to 1.38 million tons. According to the Ukrtsukor National Association of Sugar Producers, on the specified date 41 sugar factories were functioning in the country, which by now had processed 9.79 million tons of sugar beets. As reported, the new season of sugar production in…

Ukraine: 60,000 tons of sugar exported

Sugar exports from Ukraine since early 2017-2018 agricultural year (September-August) totaled 59,300 tons, the Ukrtsukor national association of sugar producers has reported. The association said in a press release that in October Ukrainian companies exported 42,300 tons of sugar, up 2.5-fold MoM. “In October, exporters shipped 2.5 times more sugar than in the previous month…

Ukraine: grain export rates down in 2017

Since the beginning of 2017-2018 MY, and as of November 1, Ukraine exported nearly 14 million tons of grains, down by 1 million tons YoY, the Head of the State Service of Ukraine for Food Safety and Consumer Protection (SSUFSCP), Volodymyr Lapa within frames of the second conference “Grain exports from Ukraine” declared. He noted…

Turkmenistan: planting campaign of winter grains complete

In Turkmenistan, agrarians have already completed the planting campaign of winter grains throughout the areas of 760 thousand ha, the Ministry of Agriculture reported. According to the President of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, high-quality and well-organized planting campaign is the guarantee of a rich harvest. Turkmen grain producers provide the country’s food independence, and increase the…

Belarus: Russia’s tomato re-export accusations dismissed as groundless

Accusations made by the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance of Russia (Rosselkhoznadzor), which believes Belarus re-exports tomatoes, are groundless, Belarusian Agriculture and Food Minister Leonid Zayats declared. The official reminded that the Russian agency already inspected gardens, farms, and storage facilities in Belarus at the beginning of the year. “Tensions were relieved and…

Ukraine: coffee sales up in 2016-2017

The Ukrainian coffee market showed an increase in sales by 3% in natural terms in the period from September 2016 to August 2017, the Nielsen research company has said. According to a press release, during the same period of 2015-2016 coffee sales dropped by 8%. In September 2016 – August 2017 the segment of natural…

Belarus to harvest less corn

According to the current information of the Ag Ministry, corn was harvested from 24.8 thousand ha as of October 12 (19.1% of the plan). Its crop amounted to 190.1 KMT with an average yield of 7.68 MT/ha. The harvest lags far behind last year. At the same time in 2016, corn was harvested from 44.5…