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The Guyana Sugar Corporation aims to increase sugar production by 2022

The Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) is aiming to produce over 50,000 tonnes of white sugar at the Albion Estate by 2022. It hopes to supply both the regional and local markets with this produce, GuySuCo announced, iNewsGuyana reported. The local market consumption for white sugar is approximately 20,000 tonnes a...


Uttar Pradesh sugar production dips marginally to 11,8 million tonnes

Sugar production in Uttar Pradesh (UP) has dipped marginally to 11,82 million tonnes in the 2018-19 crushing season. It is reported by Business Standard. In the just-concluded crushing cycle, sugar output in the state fell nearly 1,9 per cent compared to the production of a little over 12 million t...

 
Egypt strategic sugar reserve enough for 8 months

Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali el-Moselhi said Wednesday that the strategic reserve of sugar is sufficient for eight months.  It is reported by Egypt Today. During his meeting with the Higher Committee of Sugar, He added that the average sugar consumption ranges between 230,000 to 240,000 tonnes per month.  Moselh...


Dominican largest sugar mill produced more than 352 thousand tonnes of sugar

The Central Romana Corp. mill on Mon. announced a production of 352,116 tonnes of sugar, after milling over 3 million tonnes of cane in a harvest of around 180 days. It is reported by Dominican Today. Central Romana, the largest producer in the country, also announced a production of more than 154,000 tonnes of refined sugarб with which it expects to meet...


In Kenya, new sugar refinery starts operations

The Sh5 billion (USD49,5 million) Busia Sugar Factory has finally started operations after a decade of court battles that threatened to cripple its activities. It is reported by The Star. Operations manager Hussein Kaka on Sunday said they started operations on February 28 and that their products were already in the market. The sugar factory has survived...


Brazil to let sugar mills sell ethanol directly to gas stations

The Brazilian government on Tuesday paved the way for ethanol makers to sell the fuel directly to gas stations, by passing a resolution to boost fuel industry competition, although additional legislation is required to bypass fuel distributors. It is reported by Reuters. The resolution by CNPE, the energy policy council, includes the option for direct sales by mills. Brazil’s Economy Ministry would have to issue tax-related regulati...


Mauritius 2019 sugar output seen rising slightly

Mauritius sugar production is expected to rise 0,4% this year to 325,000 tonnes on the back of good weather, the Indian Ocean island’s Chamber of Agriculture said on Friday. It is reported by Reuters. Sugar, once a pillar of Mauritius’ economy, now contributes about 0,4% of Mauritius’ $14 billion gross domestic product. «Overall climatic conditions...


British sugar trader joins ethanol trading venture in Brazil

British sugar trader Czarnikow has entered as a partner in a new ethanol trading company in Brazil, in a joint venture with a group of local investors who control sugar and ethanol plants, according to documents released on Friday by the Brazilian government. It is reported by Reuters. CADE, the Brazilian anti-trust watchdog, said it has approved the creation of the ethanol trading venture after a request by Czarnikow and its partners Vale do Tijuco A&c...


American Crystal adds 10,000 beet acres

In the face of the slow start to the growing season, American Crystal Sugar Co. is adding 10,000 acres of sugar beets in 2019 to maximize the company's processing capacity. It is reported by AGWEEK. Brian Ingulsrud, vice president of agriculture for the farmer-owned co-op based in Moorhead, on May 22 said the increase temporarily equals 2,5 percent of total planted ac...


Global sugar deficit of 2,5 million tonnes seen in 2019/2020 — Sucden

Indian and Thai sugar production are expected to fall in the 2019/2020 season, contributing to a global supply deficit, but large stockpiles in both countries are likely to continue to hang over the market, said Jeremy Austin, general director of Sucden Brazil. It is reported by Reuters. A global sugar deficit of 2,5 million tonnes is seen developing in 2019/2020 after a small surplus in the previous year, Austin said. Indian sugar production in 2019/2020...

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