Astarta-Kyiv is an agri-industrial holding and one of the leaders of Ukraine’s sugar and agricultural industries.

The company focuses on the production of high-quality sugar and related products (full cycle, from the cultivation of sugar beet to sugar production), grain and oilseeds, as well as meat and milk. In the 2009 harvest year, the Group produced 18% of the country’s beet sugar, strengthening its leading position in the industry.

At end 2009, the Group had a total area of agricultural land in long-term lease exceeding 190,000 ha. Of the Group’s five regional divisions, three are located in Poltava Region, one is in Vinnitsa Region and one is in Khmelnitsky Region.

The Group’s shares have been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange since August 2006.