November 1, 2011


Lityn dairy reduces production by 43.1%



Lityn dairy plant cut production in the third quarter by 43.12% or 3,248 tonnes to 4,285 tonnes as compared to the same period in 2010.


Comparing with January-April, the enterprise trimmed production by 31.63% or 1,982 tonnes.


In the first quarter, Lityn dairy plant trimmed production by 49.45% or 3,354 tonnes to 3,429 tonnes, as compared with January-March 2010.


In particular, in the third quarter, the enterprise reduced production of whole-milk products by 44.85% or 2,978 tonnes, to 3,662 tonnes, sour-milk products by 33.9% or 119 tonnes to 232 tonnes, powder milk by 41.9% or 132 tonnes to 183 tonnes, butter by 44.62% or 141 tonnes to 175 tonnes, fat cheeses by 21.6% or 213 tonnes to 773 tonnes.


According to the representative, the decline in production was caused by limits on supplies of produce to Russia.


In all, the enterprise produced 13,981 tonnes of dairy products in January-September, that is by 43.78% or 10,886 tonnes less than in January-September 2010.


As Ukrainian News earlier reported, the Lityn dairy plant trimmed production by 40.6% or 4,284 tonnes to 6,267 tonnes in April-June 2011 against April-June 2010.


The plant finished 2009 with a net profit of UAH3.851 million (US$481,134).


Lityn dairy plant produces foodstuffs under the Bilozghar trademark.


It produces 35 kinds of cheeses and cream cheeses, butter, milk powder, and whole-milk and sour-milk products.


The plant exports about 40% of its products to Russia.


The supervisory board chairman Petro Tykhoniuk owned 83.2354% of the plant's shares, which is an open joint-stock company.

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