About the company


Optimusagro Trade is a leading Ukrainian agro-industrial company that is one of the largest leaders in the production of unrefined sunflower oil and high-protein granular and non-granular meal. The company includes a production unit of the Zaporizhzhia Oil Extraction Plant (hereinafter referred to as the ZOEP), which has a sunflower seed processing capacity of 2,800 tons per day, and a network of paternosters with a total storage capacity of 900 thousand tons of agricultural crops.

Today, Optimus Agro is included into TOP-5 producers of unrefined sunflower oil and extraction cake, as well as into TOP-10 companies in terms of paternoster facilities in Ukraine. Our company sells up to 30 thousand tons of sunflower oil, up to 27 thousand tons of sunflower extraction cake, and up to 7 thousand tons of granulated husk of sunflower, every month user the following delivery terms: DAF/CPT/FOB/CIF.



  • Unrefined sunflower oil of the first grade (in bulk);
  • High-protein granulated and non-granulated sunflower meal;
  • Pressed granulated sunflower husk.


  • Dynamic increase in production volumes;
  • Providing customers with quality and safe products at the expense of reliable production and services, responsible and competent staff;
  • Stable profit generation, sufficient for investment in the development of OPTIMUSAGRO TRADE LLC.


  • Storage of grains and oilseeds at paternosters;
  • Determination of quality indicators of grains;
  • Sale and purchase of cereals, oilseeds, and products of their processing.

    • Developed and implemented certification of a system of management and safety of foodstuffs and feeds in complete accordance with applicable requirements of international standards ISO 22000:2005, GMP+B2 “Production of Feed Ingredients” and GMP+B3 “Vending, Collection, Storage, and Shipment.”
    • In 2018, ZOEP received accreditation certificates No. 2Т1623Т issued by the Laboratory of the Halal Certification Center on the basis of the certificate of examination of products, which confirm compliance with requirements of the Halal standard, as well as the Kosher Certificate from Association of Jewish Religious Organizations of Ukraine.
    • In June 2019, the Nikopol elevator of Optimusagro Trade LLC was successfully certified for compliance with the Protocol of Phytosanitary and Inspection Requirements for Barley Exports from Ukraine to China.
  • In August 2019, Optimusagro Trade LLC received the ISCC EU (International Sustainability and Carbon Certification) certification – a voluntary certification of manufacturers and suppliers established under the European Renewable Energy Directive. The certificate of this standard is recognized by all countries of the world.
  • In December 2019, Optimusagro Trade LLC was certified to the new version of ISO 22000: 2018.
  • In January 2020, our company received certificates for compliance with the international standards GMP + B2 “Manufacture of feed ingredients” and GMP + B3 “Trade, collection, storage and shipment”.
  • Today our company employs about 2000 specialists.

    Our geography

    The company has branched network units

    Geography products consumption of our company

    Africa Egypt, Morocco, Algeria
    Asia China, India, Pakistan
    Middle East Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Oman
    Europe Italy, Spain, France, Great Britain, Baltic States, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine
    South America Brazil

    Purchases geography

    Asia Malaysia, Indonesia (tropical oils)
    Europe Ukraine (oilseeds)

    Production units and structural divisions of the company

    Our history

    History of creating Company


    The Optimus Agro brand brings under its brand PJSC "Zaporozhien oil extraction plant" located in Zaporizhzhya city in order to improve the quality of control of oilseeds


    The Optimus Agro Group is included in the TOP -5 processors of sunflower seeds in the Ukrainian market in terms the installed capacity.


    The Optimus Agro brand brings under its brand grain storages located in Dnipropetrovsk, Kirovograd, Kharkiv, Zaporizhzhia, KKherson, Donetsk, and Cherkasy regions of Ukraine in order to improve the quality of control of oilseeds.


    Optimus Agro’s long-term relationships with a large network of grain storages in Ukraine ensure a total capacity for simultaneous storage of more than 1.2 million tons of grain. Grain storages are located in key sunflower regions of the country.


    The Company signed a long-term contract with Poltava Oil Extraction Plant for processing of raw materials for production and sales of bottled sunflower oil under the Shchedro brand name.


    The Company increased its capacity for production of vegetable oil to 850 thousand tons of sunflower seeds per year at an oil-extraction plant in Zaporizhzhia.


    The Company continued to increase its capacity for processing sunflower seeds to 400 thousand tons per year. Upon the strengthening of its positions in the Ukrainian market, the Company management decided to expand its portfolio and to reach foreign markets, which resulted in conclusion of the first contracts for the export of sunflower oil and meal.


    The Company increased its capacity for processing sunflower seeds to 250 thousand tons.


    The Company continued to expand its capacity for purchase and storage and extended beyond the Zaporizhzhia region.


    The Company expanded its storage capacity for sunflower seeds through conclusion of a number of contracts with grain warehouses for a volume of 100 thousand tons per year in the Zaporizhzhia region of Ukraine.


    The Company started its business activities in the field of agricultural lending. It had a little money and assets and was mainly engaged in processing of raw sunflower seeds into sunflower oil and meal with the sale of finished products in Ukraine.