In March 2018/19, Ukraine’s large and medium-sized crushers produced 526.7 KMT of sunflower oil, or 9.8% less than in the previous month and 26.3% more than in March 2017/18. In addition, this season’s March peak was brought up to a new level, reports UkrAgroConsult.
Sunflower oil production in September-March 2018/19 totaled 3499.9 KMT, surpassing the 2016/17 record (3442.6 KMT). It was at 3091.9 KMT a year ago.
UkrAgroConsult leaves unchanged its estimates for total sunflower seed processing and sunflower oil output in MY 2018/19.