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Khmelnytsk region plans to sow within 200 thousand hectares of sugar beet

 In 2020, in Khmelnytsk region sugar beet sown area will be reduced by 8-10%, compared to 2019. According to Agriultural Department of Khmelnytsk Regional State Administration, the sugar beet area will amount within 20 thousand hectares. Sugar production during the refining season i...


Cygnet began sugar beet sowing campaign

Last week, Cygnet began sugar beet sowing, being conducted under COVID-19 epidemic conditions. Recall that Cygnet plans to plant beets on the area of ​​3,9 thousand hectares. It is reported by press-service of the company. The sowing campaign began on March 25 in a planned manner, but with measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus infection. To maximize the secur...


India's sugar production declines 22% — ISMA

India's sugar production dropped by 22% — to nearly 23,3 mln tonnes in the first half of the current marketing year ending September on lower cane production, industry body ISMA said on Wednesday.  It is reported by LiveMint. Sugar marketing year runs from October to September. The country produced over 33 mln tonnes of sugar in 2018-19 but output is estimated to decline to 26 ...


«Astarta» started sugar beet planting season-2020

The farming units of «Astarta» started spring field operations at the end of March as scheduled. To-date the Company has finished sowing spring barley and fertilizing winter crops. To retain productive moisture in soil, mulching and sowing  are being carried out almost simultaneously. It is reported by press center of the company. The Company also started planting sugar beet and sunflower in the Poltava, Khmelnytsky and Vinnytsya regions, using newly-acquired modern machinery an...


Rivne region began sugar beet sowing campaign

Rivne region agrarians began 2020 sugar beet sowing campaign. It is reported by Agricultural Department of Rivne Regional State Administration. Agrarians of Mlyniv district in Rivne region began sugar beet sowing, and more than 180 hectares have already...


Cristal Union running at lower capacity due to ethanol slump

French sugar and ethanol group Cristal Union said on Friday it was running at low capacity due to a slump in ethanol demand, despite a rise in table sugar output and a surge in production of pharmaceutical alcohol to make sanitary gel. It is reported by Reuters. Global ethanol producers have been suffering from a slump in margins on the fuel linked to concerns over the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak and the recent co...


«A'SPIK GROUP» began «sweet» sowing

«A'SPIK GROUP» successfully began sugar beet sowing, and the total area under the sweet roots was increased to 2 650 hectares in 2020. It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. In particular, Starokostiantyniv agrarians allocated 1 300 hectares under the strategic for the company culture, which corresponds to the le...


International trader Czarnikow cut its estimate for global sugar consumption by nearly 2 mln t

International sugar trader Czarnikow cut its estimate for global sugar consumption this year by nearly 2 million tonnes, saying the coronavirus pandemic will reduce overall sugar use in countries that imposed lockdowns. It is reported by Reuters. In a note to clients, the global trader headquartered in Britain said it is reducing by 5% the expected sugar consumption in countries such as China, Germany, France, Ita...


«Astarta» started implementing a five-year investment program aimed at upgrading agrimachinery

In a few weeks, ASTARTA will start spring sowing campaign. Winter wheat fertilizing is being completed and soil is prepared for the sowing of spring crops. In 2020 the crop rotation remains unchanged: sugar beet (35 kha), corn (65kha), soybean (28kha) and sunflower (41kha). It is reported by press-center of the company. ASTARTA started the first phase of a five-year investment program aimed at upgrading agrimachinery and implementing innovative IT-solutions for agribu...


French sugar group Tereos asks suppliers for price reduction

French group Tereos, the world’s third-largest sugar maker, has asked regular suppliers for a 7% price reduction to help it through difficult conditions created by tumbling sugar prices. It is reported by Reuters. Like many of its European peers, Tereos has felt pressure from sliding global prices coinciding with a surge in supplies, partly due to the scrapping of European Union pr...

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