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Rains improve Brazil sugar crop outlook — Wilmar

Rains in late March and early April in Brazil’s main sugar producing region will improve prospects for this year’s sugar season in the world’s largest producer and exporter of the sweetener, Asian commodities trader Wilmar said on Tuesday. It is reported by HSN. Brazil’s Centre-South region will likely have its second highest agricultural yield in the sugarcane fields for the past nine years, Wilmar said in a post on X....

 
Brazil's ethanol production and sales up in early March

UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced sugarcane processing during the first half of March was up significantly when compared to the same period of last year. Ethanol production and sales were also up during the two-week period. It is reported by ethanolproducer.com. Mills in the south-central region of Brazil processed 2.22 million metric tons of sugarcane during the first half of March, up from 605,290 metric tons p...

 
Egypt increases cane sugar production

The Ministry of Agriculture’s management of Egypt’s sugar crops, including cane and beets, plays a significant role in securing the long-term availability of sugar. The recent sugar crisis, in which sugar prices rose at unprecedented rates, drew attention to the cultivation of these two crops. It is reported by ahramonline. A research paper on «Risks of Decline in Sugarcane Cultivation in Upper Egypt» by the Ra Centre for Strategic Studies, a think tank, warned against t...

 
U.S. sugar producers seek to curb Mexican imports

American sugar producers are seeking to curb imports from Mexico after the US said it would examine whether some shipments from the Latin American nation breached trade deal rules. It is reported by Huron Daily Tribune. The American Sugar Coalition wants the government to lower the amount of sugar Mexico is allowed to send to the US by 44%, according to a March 12 letter sent...

 
ISMA increased forecast of India's sugar output to 34 million tonnes

Sugar production till March 15 this season (which started on October 1, 2023) is 28,079 mln tonnes, just about 200,000 tonnes less than during the same period last season. It is reported by The Hindu. According to the Indian Sugar and Bio Energy Manufacturers Association (ISMA), the initial production projection of 33,05 mln tonnes for the current sugar year is revis...


India's net sugar output dips marginally at 28,079 million tonnes — ISMA

India's net sugar production fell marginally to 28,079 million tonnes till March 15 of the current marketing year that started in October 2023, according to trade data released on Monday. Sugar marketing year runs from October to September. It is reported by The Economic Times. «Sugar production till 15th March 2024 in the current 2023-24 season reached 28,079 million tonnes, against 28,260 million tonnes produced last year...

 
Egypt plans massive sugar production in current season

Egypt plans to produce about 140,000 tonnes of sugar during the ongoing season of local sugar beet supply, aiming to put an end to the long-standing sugar crisis affecting the country. It is reported by egypttoday. The Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade announced on Saturday that it has commenced the reception of sugar beet crops from farmers at the Abu Qurqas sugar facto...


EU sugar beet area likely to expand no more than 3% — Tereos

The area planted with sugar beet in the European Union could rise by just 2-3% next season despite high sugar prices, the chief executive of France's largest sugar producer Tereos said at a conference in Dubai on Thursday. It is reported by Nasdaq. Olivier Leducq stressed that the relatively small rise in light of high sugar and sugar beet prices reflected high costs, farmer concerns about a fall in yields due to adv...

 
Brazil mills boost sugar capacity as much as 10%

Brazil cane mills will boost their sugar production capacity as much as 10% in the new season from April to take advantage of relatively high sugar prices and as increasing supplies of corn make the grain a cheap feedstock for ethanol output. It is reported by Reuters. Brazil is the world's largest sugar producer. It accounted for nearly 50% of global sugar trade last year as unfavorable weather due to the El Nino climate pattern re...

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