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A'SPIK Group buys ED&F Man subsidiary

The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine granted permission to A'SPIK Group to acquire ED&F Man subsidiary. It is stated in the message of the AMCU, AgroPortal reports. «Agro-Orms» LLC has got a permission to acquire a stake in the authorized capital of «Ukrainian Sugar Company» L...


German sugar maker Suedzucker to raise prices, shift to coal power

German sugar producer Suedzucker (SZUG.DE) plans "significant" price hikes to offset rising costs and prepares to shift to coal as Russian gas supplies to Western Europe slow in the wake of the Ukraine war, the Mannheimer Morgen newspaper reported. It is reported by Reuters. «The costs of beet cultivation and energy are rising, and these are two significant blocks of production», — Chief Executive Niels Poerksen said in an i...


Brazil sugar production expected to increase almost 8%

Sugar production in the key Center-South Brazil region is expected to total 2.4 million mt in the first half of June, reflecting an increase of 7.7% on the year, an S&P Global Commodity Insights survey of 12 analysts showed June 23. It is reported by S&P Global Platts. During the survey, the cane crush estimate ranged from 39.4 million mt to 45 million mt. The average estimate was for a total cane crush of 42.2 millio...

 
India to start new sugar season with 6.2 mln t of stocks

India could start sugar's new marketing year on Oct. 1 with carry forward stocks of 6.2 million tonnes even after exporting a record 10 million tonnes, the top official at the food ministry said on Wednesday. It is reported by Reuters. On Tuesday India imposed restrictions on sugar exports for the first time in six years by capping this season's exports at 10 million tonnes. New Delhi had decided...

 
Egypt's sugar reserves sufficient for more than 6 months

Egypt has sugar reserves sufficient for more than six months. It is reported by zawya. Mostafa Abdel Gawad, head of the Sugar Crops Council, said that the expected production of sugar during 2022 will be at 2.8 million tonnes, down from 3 million tonnes...

 
Philippine sugar output continues to drop

As the crop year is set to end in a few months, the country’s sugar output remains on the downtrend due to unfavorable weather conditions coupled with the damages caused by a typhoon late last year, according to the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA). It is reported by philstar. In a circular letter addressed to various sugar industry groups, SRA Administrator Hermenegildo Serafica said the country’s sugar production reached only 1.8...


Bioethanol and sugar production is underestimated today

If before the war experts were skeptical about the prospects of biogas, then in condition of energy shortages, the processing of crop products into alternative energy sources may become a new trend. Thus, the attitude to the prospects of sugar production may change, Agravery reports. Serhiy Shcherban, SOLAGRO Group Elevator Manager, says: «Sugar factories are an underestimated topic. This is a source for biogas. In addition, it is ideal to combine corn processing with i...

 
Cuba sugar harvest only half of expected

Cuba, once legendary for its sugar cane, produced only about half the sugar it had hoped to this season, and authorities acknowledged that while they will cover internal demand they will not be able to meet their international commitments. It is reported by AP News. «It’s not a secret, the sector is in crisis, — Dionis Pérez, director of communication at Azcuba, the government agency that regulates sugar prod...


Cristal Union lures farmers to grow sugar beet

French sugar and ethanol maker Cristal Union promised farmers high prices for their 2023 sugar beet harvest in a bid to secure suppliepass on the rise in price and costs to our consumers, Cristal Union Director General Xavier Astolfi said in an interview following a news conference to discuss its results. It is reported by Successful Farming. Astolfi provided an objective to pay 40 euros per tonne of sugar beet for the 2023 harvest, up from 29.37 euros in 2021 and 35 euros promised for the 2022 crop...

 
USDA sees sugar deficit due to reduced production in USA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Friday slashed its projection of sugar stocks-to-use ratio, a key supply level indicator, to 7.6% for the 2022/23 season from 10.1% seen in May as estimates for sugar production in the United States fell. It is reported by hellenicshippingnews. That means that the amount of sugar that will be available in the United States at the end of the 2022/23 (Oct-Sept) season would only be enough for 7.6...

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