Ukraine: profitability of soybean and rapeseed production to increase in 2016

In 2016 Ukraine will keep the trend of increasing of the profitability of soybeans and rapeseed production, the Director of the National Scientific Center “Institute of Agrarian Economics”, Academician of the NAAS Yuri Lupenko declared. According to scientists of the Institute of Agrarian Economics, in the current year the profitability of soybean production will increase…

Ukraine: potential of organic production underused

Ukraine uses the potential of organic agricultural production by less than 10%, while this sector is promising for the development of small and medium-sized businesses, Agrarian Policy and Food Minister of Ukraine Taras Kutovyi said. “Ukraine has an extraordinary potential for organic production, which today is used by less than 10% of our capabilities. It…

Ukraine: Astarta steps up soybean product exports

Astarta exported 115 KMT of soybean crushing products in January-September that is almost 81% of the segment’s sales, the company’s press service reports. Revenues in the soybean crushing segment reached 53 million euro, or 25% of Astarta’s consolidated revenue, up by 36% YoY. In January-September Astarta sold 28 KMT of soybean oil, up by 42%…