Agroholding Avangard (Ukraine)

Agroholding Avangard is the largest privately owned egg producer in Ukraine with a market share of 41% in terms of output and a 91% export share of Ukrainian egg products. Agroholding Avangard is a fully vertically integrated company with annual production capacity of 4.9 bln eggs and a nationwide domestic retail network totaling 1,884 points of sale. Its production facilities are located in 14 regions, and its points of sale are present in all 27 regions of Ukraine. Agroholding Avangard plans to capitalize on the projected growth of the industrial egg products market, increase its exports and retail network, and shift to value-added egg products. In 2008, Agroholding Avangard generated $319 mln in combined revenues, up 2.5 times over 2007.