Altai Krai’s only sugar factory will begin shipping to Latvia
Beyond the Urals’ only sweet root processor- JSC “Cheremnovskiy sugar plant”, located in Altai Krai, has signed a contract for the supply of granulated sugar beet pulp to Latvia. Altai Company as by agreement will send to a foreign country eight thousand tons of processed sugar beet product. Sugar beet pulp is used in the diet of dairy and beef cattle. This product is often given to cows to improve the taste and nutritional qualities of milk.
Now Cheremnovskiy sugar plant is actively engaged in receiving and processing of the new crop of sugar beet. As of 18 September this year, Altai Company has processed more than 117 thousand tons of sugar beet. This has made it possible to make more than 16 thousand tons of sugar. The company will soon start mass harvesting of sweet root in piles that will provide the production by raw materials in the coming months. During the preparation of the plant for production operation and processing of raw materials experts improved the process and energy efficiency of production: warehouse storage of sugar and buffer tank for storage of maltodextrin were expanded, and also it was increased by 5 thousand tons of maltodextrin’s capacity. After completion of the project of modernization and reconstruction company’s capacity is 4900 tons per day.
The investment program of retooling and modernization of the plant has been 229.8 million rubles in 2015. Press Service of the Department of Altai Krai for the food, processing, pharmaceutical industry and biotechnologies reminds that in 2014 Cheremnovskiy sugar plant processed more than 494 thousand tons of raw materials, and produced 69,900 tons of sugar in season.