AGRICULTURAL COMPANY "ZORYA"

is a Ukrainian company the history of which numbers almost a century. The main fruits of production are oil-bearing flax and different herbs. The key peculiarity of the company is that it is engaged both in flax production and flax export which is unique in the Ukrainian flax cultivators' market.

The main clients are:

  • Processing companies of Ukraine.
  • Importers from Europe, Africa, Asia.

Our Mission and Values

Mission:

We produce oil-bearing flax according to world standard, revive rural areas.

Values:

  • Organic approach in production
  • World degree of quality
  • Responsibility for people tilling the land
  • Comprehension of the worth of their work in the countryside by the employees
  • Do not do harm to people and the environment
  • Constant development abreast with the times
  • Exchange of the experience with other flax producers
  • Global thinking

TOP 7 FACTS FROM THE HISTORY & THE PRESENT

1
The history of the company started in 1929. At that time it was a collective farm of four villages: Dibrova, Maidanivka, Stremygoroda and Boliarka with total population of 700 people.
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The main activities of the ex-collective farm were cattle-breeding and milk production. Plant-growing had never been a priority for "Zorya".
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3
In 2013 the company went bankrupt, all the assets were handed over to the former head of the village.
  • Facilities were hardly ever renewed.
  • Only 300 ha out of 1350 ha were cultivated. Fodder crops were mainly grown.
  • Unfortunately, only 38 out of 1500 head of cattle left. (necessity to defray current expenses and to maintain existence).
  • Plant-growing was not a priority line for "Zorya". The staff was demotivated, irresponsible.
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4
Nowadays "Zorya" is a powerful enterprise. It takes about 2 hours to travel over its premises which are located on the territory of four villages. Overwhelming majority of villagers are ready to work for the company.

Today the main priorities of the company are both agricultural revival and the villagers' welfare and "Zorya" manages well. The enterprise is developing dynamically, applying advanced technology.

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The breakthrough became possible thanks to Iryna Kostiushko who is the new owner of ‘Zorya’. All the assets were handed over to her on November 11, 2013. In 2014 the company obtained the biggest oil-bearing flax harvest in Zhitomyrs'ka region and became the first producer-exporter of flax in Korostens'ky district without distributors-exporters' participation.
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6
In 2015 it is planned not only to get linseed, but also to process it into fibre.
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7
The company has not only focused on the cultivation and export of raw materials, it started to recycle the raw materials and received the final product – oil and linseed cake.
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Team


Iryna Kostiushko,
owner
(since 2014)

Vitaly Kupriichuk,
director
(since 2003)

Anatoly Yaroshenko,
agronomist
(since 2014)

Karina Mironiuk,
manager
(since 2015)

Galina Leganchuk,
controller
(since 2014)

Valentina Schegovs'ka,
administration employee
(since 1985)

Olga Stretovich,
accountant
(since 2015)

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