Compound animal feed in sack

The large corn (maize), sugar beet and citrus processing sectors in the United States generate a stream of co-products which are highly valued as animal feed ingredients in many parts of the world. The most important of these are dried distillers grains, corn ...

Thailand - Good weathers allows mills to break daily production records

Favourable harvest weather has allowed Thai sugar mills to achieve a string of daily production records in the week ended February 16. However, total output so far this season still lags behind last year. ...

Belgium - 2014/15 beet campaign ends with record sugar yield

Belgium's 2014/15 beet campaign came to an end on January 18 when ISCAL Sugar processed the last beets, according to data released by the National Sugar Beet Institute (IRBAB). The country's only other sugar pr...

United States - Farmers will plant fewer soybeans, corn

The US Department of Agriculture at its annual Agricultural Outlook conference forecast weaker plantings for the 2015 harvests for several key crops including corn, soybeans, wheat and cotton in response to fal...

United Kingdom - Molasses imports drop as non EU-supplies dry up

Molasses imports in the United Kingdom in December 2014 amounted to 43,052 tonnes, compared with 25,718 in November and 79,139 in December 2013. This brought cumulative imports in 2014/15 (Oct/Dec) to 102,777 t...

Germany - 2014/15 record campaign ends at Nordzucker

Nordzucker announced that the 2014/15 beet campaign came to an end on February 7, with record results in almost all countries where group operates. Örtofta in Sweden was the last plant to finish the campaign. A...

India - Sugar production reaches 16.7 mln t as of February 15

India produced 16.708 mln tonnes of sugar, white value, as of February 15, up from 14.528 mln produced by the same time last year, the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) reported. This means the mills pro...

Mexico produced 261,478 tonnes of sugar, tel quel, in the week ended February 21, down from 271,088 a week earlier and also fractionally below 263,992...

Philippines - Sugar campaign report - February 8, 2015

The Philippines produced 104,859 tonnes of raw sugar in the week ended February 8, up from 101,444 in the same week a year ago, SRA data showed. This ...

South Africa - Illovo sugar output seen marginally lower in 2014/15

Illovo’s production season is almost complete and off-season maintenance is now well under way, its parent Associated British Foods (ABF) said in an u...

United Kingdom - ABF sees beet sugar output at 1.44 mln t amid challenging environment

Associated British Foods (ABF), the parent of the UK's sole beet sugar producer AB Sugar, said in an update prior to entering the close period for its...

Ukraine - Sugar campaign report - February 1, 2015

Ukraine produced 2.075 mln tonnes of beet white sugar from the beginning of the 2014/15 (Sep/Aug) marketing year up to February 1, with the final tota...

Indonesia - Poultry sector sets sights on more Asian buyers after deal with Japan

Indonesian poultry suppliers are weeks away from making their first exports of processed chicken to Japan in a decade, an endorsement of quality that ...

Belgium - DDG exports on record course

Dried Distillers Grain (DDG) exports in November 2014 amounted to 24,012 tonnes against 33,362 in October and 21,602 in November 2013. This brought cu...

 

South Africa - Cargill completes investment animal feed facility

US agribusiness major Cargill said it completed a $12.5 mln investment on an expansion of a premix facility in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. The expansion in...

Canada - Beef trade hurt by bans after BSE case

Markets that have closed their borders to Canadian beef after a case of mad cow disease was discovered account for 3% of the trade, Agriculture Minister Gerry R...

Netherlands - Sugar production ends up 18.7% in 2014/15

Royal Cosun, the parent of the Netherlands' sole sugar producer Suiker Unie, posted consolidated turnover of EUR2.1 bln in 2014, down from EUR2.2 bln a year ear...

Netherlands - Beet pulp imports higher

Beet pulp imports in November 2014 amounted to 99,844 tonnes, up from 46,445 in November 2013. Cumulative imports in Oct/Nov 2014 were 165,010 tonnes, up from 1...

Morocco - 2013/14 sugar production rose 32%

Sugar production in 2013/14 amounted to 478,000 tonnes, white value, up from 362,000 tonnes the previous year, according to industry association Fimasucre. Most...

France - Beet pulp exports slow despite high crop

Beet pulp exports in France in December 2014 amounted to 52,616 tonnes, down from 61,660 in December 2013. This brought total exports in Oct/Dec 2014 to 185,048...

France - 2014 DDG imports break record

France's dried distillers grain (DDG) imports in December 2014 amounted to 26,160 tonnes compared with from 16,107 in November and 16,685 in December 2013. Tota...