Rapeseed oil production slashed by 27% in 2020, largest producers

Rapeseed oil production in Ukraine reduced by 27% YoY in 2020 and totalled 107 thou. t, the Association Ukroilprom reports.

The country's largest producers in the reporting period by market share:

Vegetable oil industry in Ukraine (click for full resolution)

As a result of the lower rapeseed production in 2019/20(September-August), there is still a 20% lag in export performance from the last marketing year. The decrease in rapeseed processing volumes had a negative impact on exports of rapeseed oil and rapeseed meal. The figures fell to their lowest for the last three seasons.

Learn more: TOP 10 Rapeseed Producing Countries in 2019

In the 2020 production season, rapeseed bulk yield in the country totalled 2.55 mln t on 1.11 mln ha. The crop yielded 2.29 t/ha on average.

Rapeseed production in Ukraine and worldwide (click for full resolution)

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