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UKROLIYA ALLOWED TO EXPORT ORGANIC VEGETABLE OIL TO U.S. MARKET

Ukroliya (Poltava region) has certified organic products in accordance with the USDA Organic standard of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. According to a company press release, this certificate opens up the prospect of supplying organic vegetable oil to the United States market for the company. The USDA Organic/NOP certificate covers all aspects of production, processing, transportation and sale of organic products.
Earlier, the company certified its products according to the organic products standard of the European Union and the Swiss standard BioSuisse.
As reported, in November 2017 Ukroliya launched a plant for production of organic oil, Ukroliya Organic, in the village of Dykanka (Poltava region). Investments in it amounted to about UAH 50 million. The company plans to process 18,000 tonnes of sunflower, 50,000 tonnes of soybeans a year, produce 7,020 tonnes of organic sunflower oil, 6,750 tonnes of organic soybean oil, 7,100 tonnes of cake, and 3,000 tonnes of sunflower husk. Ukroliya was founded in 2001. It is engaged in production and sale of packed and bulk sunflower oil, sunflower meal, and husk. Its production facilities are located in the village of Dykanka and Zenkiv town (Poltava region).

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UKROLIYA STARTS EXPORTING ORGANIC UNREFINED OIL TO THE NETHERLANDS, LITHUANIA, FRANCE, SWITZERLAND

Ukroliya (Poltava region) is preparing first batches of organic unrefined oil (around 500 tonnes) for exporting them to the Netherlands, Lithuania, France and Switzerland. “So far all our organic products are exported,” Head of the Ukroliya Organic Project, Head of the raw materials supply department of Ukroliya LLC exporting Maksym Turko said on the sidelines of the second international congress Organic Ukraine 2018. According to him, the plant Ukroliya Organic in the near future will launch a line for packaging of organic oil, which will be sold in Ukraine.
“The products, which will soon appear on the shelves of Ukraine’s retail networks, we will be packed under the Garna Organic trademark,” Turko said.
As reported, in November 2017, Ukroliya invested about UAH 50 million in the new Ukroliya Organic plant for production of organic oil in the settlement of Dykanka in Poltava region. Ukroliya was founded in 2001. The company produces and sells bottled and bulk sunflower oil, sunflower meal and husk.
The company said that its share of the Ukrainian bottled sunflower oil is around 15%. Ukroliya exports products to over 40 countries. According to the unified register of legal entities and private entrepreneurs, the ultimate beneficiaries of the company are Bohdan Yesypov, Vadym Shvachka and Yuriy Shevchenko