For more than 20 years ASTON has been one of the largest companies in Russia for the production of food and food ingredients. ASTON is the largest exporter of vegetable oils, the leading processor of oilseeds, the third largest exporter of Russian grain. The company includes more than 20 divisions in various regions of the Russian Federation, including plants for the production and processing of vegetable oil, enterprises for the production of starches and syrups, elevator complexes, terminals on the river Don, ship repair plant, dry cargo ships of the "river-sea" class, tankers for the transportation of vegetable oils, bulk carriers for the transshipment of grain crops.
The capacity of the processing plant is up to 1200 tons of oilseeds per day. Advanced innovative, energy-efficient technologies have been introduced, which allowed to reduce the costs of processing oilseeds.
Today, the Morozovsk branch produces vegetable oils of the famous Russian brands Zatea, Volshebny kray, Svetlitsa, ASTON, as well as products under its own brands of the largest retail chains.
The plant produces and sells natural and high-quality ingredients from corn: native starch, starch syrup (caramel, maltose, high and low-sugar), as well as by-products.
This is a high-tech, equipped with modern technology industrial giant, confidently occupying a leading position among the largest enterprises of the Russian starch industry.
On June 4, 2021, during the International Economic Forum held in St. Petersburg, was signed an agreement on construction of a new modern oilseed processing plant in the Orenburg region.
Following the results of the international competition held within the framework of the exhibition "ProdExpo-2021", the products of the ASTON company were awarded two prestigious awards at once.
The winners of the annual national consumer confidence award – BRAND №1 in RUSSIA-2020 or simply NATIONAL BRAND have been announced. The winner of National Brand for the second time in a row became the trade mark ZATEA in the category "Sunflower oil".