The 2018 results show that KSG Agro agricultural holding increased its sales of pig-breeding products by 6.3% compared to 2017 and reached about UAH 403 million.
In comparison with 2017, KSG Agro holding’s pig sales last year increased by 6.3%. By the end of 2018, the agroholding’s sales of live pigs amounted to about 93 thousand heads.
“In 2018, we continued to concentrate on our strategic priority – pig breeding, which, by the end of 2018, again demonstrated its high efficiency,” commented Sergiy Kasyanov, chairman of KSG Agro’s Board of Directors. – Despite the objective difficulties on the market, we managed to maintain the capacity and profitability of the business, as a result of the introduction of a number of technological and managerial measures. I did my job on the reconstruction of pig-breeding capacities. Throughout the past year, the volume of consumer demand consistently exceeded our production capacity. As a result, the average sales price exceeded the same indicator in 2017 by 16.5%, amounting to about 44 UAH / kg”.
According to the head of KSG Agro’s Board of Directors, in 2019 the company plans to keep great efficiency of the pig industry by maintaining a high level of livestock quality, as well thanks to further reconstruction and introduction of innovative technologies at the pig breeding complex.
In 2018, LLC Rantye, which is responsible for the development of the pig complex in the village of Niva Trudova, Dnipropetrovsk region, maintained an average annual population of about 55 thousand pigs.