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Brazil's sugar production and exports rose spectacularly in the two decades to 2010 as the country consolidated its role as the world's leading exporter. Over the past couple of seasons, however, the country has been struggling with a number of problems, incl...

Russia - Rusagro completes 2015 raw sugar refining

Rusagro announced the completion of raw sugar processing for 2015 with 183,000 tonnes of sugar produced from cane raws at its Valuisky, Znamensky and Nikiforovsky sugar factories after the past beet campaign. ...

European Union - White sugar prices hardly changed in April 2015

The European Union has released updated figures on prices based on information submitted by EU sugar producers and refiners. Though the price given for April 2015 was EUR2 lower than in March the numbers confir...

European Union - Member states urge sugar price monitoring post quotas

Most member states have called on the European Commission to maintain a price monitoring system for the EU sugar market after production quotas end in September 2017.A majority of governments stated their prefe...

Australia - Parliamentary committee recommends industry code of conduct

More than 12 months after the announced exit of three major sugar milling companies from the Australian export sugar pool, a federal parliamentary inquiry has found the government should intervene. The committe...

India - Authority to regulate sugar content in foods

India's Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) said that it is setting up an expert committee to regulate salt, sugar and fat in foods. The expert committee being set up by FSSAI will recommend ...

United States - "Big Corn" goes after sugar program

The powerful US corn lobby is launching an unusual offensive against the country's sugar sector, an old foe in the lucrative sweetener market: seeking to overturn the controversial, near-century old US sugar pr...

The European Union imported 209,448 tonnes of raw sugar at an average cif price of EUR413 per tonne from ACP countries in April 2015, compared with 16...

European Union - March 2015 stock figures show less quota sugar, more out-of-quota supplies

Sugar stocks held by beet sugar producers and refiners in the European Union at the end of March 2015 amounted to 13.468 mln tonnes, up from 11.850 ml...

Vietnam - Sugar output falls 10.7% in 2014/15

Vietnam produced 1.42 mln tonnes of sugar, white value, in the 2014/15 (Oct/Sep) crushing season, down 10.7% from a year ago due to a drop in sugarcan...

Belize - Crushing season to end in early July with record output

After 24 weeks, the 2015 sugarcane harvest season will come to a close on July 7, Sugar Industry Control Board chairman Gabriel Martinez said.He confi...

Fiji - 2015 sugar production target revised down

Fiji's acting permanent secretary for sugar, Parmesh Chand, said at the 47th session of the International Sugar Organisation in Guatemala that the cou...

United Kingdom - Competition worries send Tate & Lyle shares sliding to a four-year low

Shares of Tate & Lyle fell to a four year-low on June 25 due to lingering pressure on sucralose pricing.Traders picked up on news that Kanbo Inter...

Philippines - Sugar campaign report - June 14, 2015

The Philippines produced 1,776 tonnes of raw sugar in the week ended June 14, down from 2,299 a week earlier and also below 5,259 in the same week a y...

 

Netherlands - Cosun receives EU grant for PULP2VALUE

Royal Cosun has received a grant from the EU through the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) for its PULP2VALUE project proposal, together with six ...

India - Government notifies soft loan for sugar industry

Following up on its guarantee of providing INR60 bln assistance to the beleaguered sugar industry, the Food Ministry released the notification of the scheme on ...

Mexico - CONADESUCA cuts 2015/16 sugar production further

Mexico's sugar production in the 2014/15 (Nov/Oct) crushing season is seen falling fractionally to 5.973 mln tonnes, tel quel, from 6.021 mln last year, the Nat...

European Union - 30,032 t CXL import licences awarded in June 2015

The European Union awarded 42,105 tonnes of sugar import licences under its seasonal TRQ facilities for June 2015, up from just 13,450 in the previous month and...

Ghana - Government aims to reduce sugar imports

The government is pursuing an aggressive National Sugar Policy to ensure a reduction in the importation of sugar, the Minister of Trade and Industry, Ekwow Spio...

European Union - Quota sugar exports at 102,101 t as of June 23

EU sugar producers exported 102,101.2 tonnes of quota sugar in the 2014/15 (Oct/Sep) season as of June 23, up from 94,754.1 tonnes a month earlier, the Commissi...

European Union - Out-of-quota exports - June 19, 2015

The European Union granted export licences for 825.3 tonnes of out-of-quota isoglucose in the week to June 19, official data showed.This leaves 41,473.936 tonne...