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In France high energy prices to increase beet sugar production costs

French sugar producers may not fully benefit from the recent surge in sugar prices due to lower sugar content in the beet crop now being harvested and high energy prices expected to increase production costs, producers said. It is reported by Successful Farming. Global sugar prices are hovering near four-year highs , buoyed by prospects of a large global sugar deficit this season after a poor harvest in top producer Br...

 
Egypt's sugar reserves enough for six months

Egypt's strategic sugar reserves are enough for six months. It is reported by Reuters. Egypt's strategic sugar reserves are enough for six months of consumption, a senior official in the ministry of supply and internal trade told on Monday.  

 
France raises 2021 sugar beet crop estimates

France’s farm ministry on Tuesday raised its estimate of the country’s 2021 sugar beet crop. It is reported by Reuters. In a monthly crop report the ministry raised its sugar beet crop estimate to 34 million tonnes from 33,1 million seen a month ago.

 
USDA increased projection for beet sugar production in the United States by 124,000 tonnes

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) increased on Tuesday its projection for sugar production in the United States in the 2021/22 season by 124,000 short tonnes to 9.28 million short tonnes due to better than expected beet production. It is reported by Reuters. In its monthly supply and demand report, the USDA said that agricultural yields for beet in parts of the country have gone up, particularly in the Upper Midwest, where ou...

 
Global sugar deficit 2021/2022 will reach 6 million tonnes — Alvean

India may be the only country able to fill a looming global supply gap for sugar as the Brazilian crop ends, making the world's sugar market grateful for the Asian country that was once viewed as a threat to the market's stability. It is reported by Reuters. «Without India filling this gap, from November to March or April, the global sugar market would have a serious problem», — said Paulo Roberto de So...


Egypt expects to produce 2,85 million tonnes of sugar

Egypt expects to produce 2,85 million tonnes of sugar locally this season, an agriculture ministry official told on Wednesday, covering around 90% of the country's needs. It is reported by Nasdaq. The amount, which includes both sugar beet and cane, would mean Egypt imports only "small quantities" this season, said Mostafa Abdel Gawad, head of the ministry...

 
USA began sugar beet campaign

Last week marked the beginning of the sugar beet campaign in northwestern North Dakota and eastern Montana. While producers have had their share of challenges because of drought conditions, they’re hoping to have a good year. It is reported by kfyrtv. The local farmer Jeff Bieber, like many other farmers, have been impacted by the historic drought. While he is fortunate enough to have an irrigation system, it...

 
Iran's sugar production to meet 70% of domestic demand

It is estimated that a total of 1,8 million tonnes of sugar will be produced in Iran in the current Iranian year (March 2021-22), which is sufficient to supply more than 70% of the domestic demand, according to the manager of the Agriculture Ministry’s so-called «Beetroot Project». It is reported by Financial Tribune. «This year, we produced close to 5,5 million tonnes of beetroot in spring and more than 1,4 million tonnes are predicted in autumn. This makes close to 7...

 
Hurricane Ida damaged 26% of sugarcane crops in Louisiana

Hurricane Ida negatively impacted an estimated 118,000 acres of sugarcane crops in Louisiana, or about 26% of the crop that would be harvested for sugar production in the state, according to a preliminary report released on Tuesday. It is reported by Reuters. The projection, produced by the Louisiana State University and the industry group Sugar League, says that the area hit by the storm will have agricultural yield losses ra...

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