Soybean oil production in Ukraine: largest companies-producers in 2020

An MHP subsidiary, Katerynopilsky elevator, produced the largest volume of soybean oil in 2020 and accumulated a 17.4% market share of the Ukrainian market, the Association Ukroilprom reports.

"For the limited stocks of soybean, the production of soy oil and meal decreased by 19.3% and 19.6%, respectively. For the first time in recent years, oil crushing enterprises of Ukraine had to import 20 thou. t of soybeans, although this could not cover domestic enterprises' needs in raw material," the message reads.

Related: Soybean Deficit in Ukraine

Five largest soybean oil producers in Ukraine by market share:

  1. Katerynopilsky elevator (MHP): 17.4%
  2. Globyno Processing Plant (Astarta-Kyiv): 16.9%
  3. Transpostach: 15.5%
  4. Elevator Bud Postach: 8.8%
  5. Tavria Agroinvest: 7.2%

Vegetable oil industry in Ukraine (click for full resolution)

As a reminder, in the 2019/20 season, MHP oil crushing facility also held the leading position in soybean oil production with a 17.6% market share.

In 2020, soybean deliveries to foreign markets from Ukraine were 40% lower YoY. The crop production in Ukraine totalled 2.8 mln t in the 2020 production season.

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

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