The Agrofusion Group, a large tomato paste and industrial tomato producer in Ukraine, plans to plant and process 740,000 tonnes of tomatoes in 2019.
According to a press release available on the group’s website, season of tomato harvest gathering and processing began. The season will last until early October.
“Unfavorable weather conditions shifted a start of the season on a week. Now the weather is preferable for ripening and fruit quality. Tomatoes have good structure and color,” the company said.
Agrofusion is a vertically integrated group of companies for production of tomato paste (the Inagro brand) in Ukraine.
Agrofusion Group, founded in 2005, belongs to businessman Serhiy Sypko.
Agrofusion includes three tomato paste production plants with the processing capacity of about 750,000 tonnes of tomatoes per season, as well as farms in Kherson and Mykolaiv regions, processing 25,000 hectares of irrigated land, and two greenhouse farms.