Despite the slight annual downward trend, Dnipropetrovsk Oil Extraction Plant CJSC still remained the leader among the companies-producers of refined sunflower oil in Ukraine, with the share of 16%, and kept the position for the fourth running season (in 2014/15 MY, Delta Wilmar CIS LLC was the largest producer).
In 2017/18 MY, Dnipropetrovsk Oil Extraction Plant CJSC produced the record volumes of refined sunflower oil — 120 thsd tonnes, which brought Bunge Ukraine to the first position in the rating of management companies of the reporting sector, declared the oilseed market analyst at APK-Inform Agency, Julia Ivanitskaya.
In 2018/19 MY, several plants managed to reach their maximum production figures of refined sunflower oil, including the following ones: CJSC Poltava Crushing Plant, GradOil Refinery and Bottling Plant, Gidrosend, Kyiv Margarine Factory PJSC, Melitopol oil extraction plant, Avis, Olis LLC, Sun Oil, Nizhynsky fat-and-oil complex, etc. Also, many enterprises produced sunflower oil volumes above their average level, and only some companies significantly declined the figures, said the expert.
In particular, the annual reduction at the plant Delta Wilmar CIS totaled 16%, and PJSC Zaporozhien oil extraction plant — 35%, to the minimum level for 13 recent seasons. Both plants demonstrated the downward trend in refined sunflower oil production for the second running season.
You can read more detailed information about the rating of companies-producers of refined sunflower oil in Ukraine, in the article of J.Ivanitskaya "Sunflower oil in Ukraine: refining and packing" in the weekly issue Agrimarket Weekly #45 dd. November 18, 2019.