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Britain's sugar production will decrease by 23% — ABF

Sugar production in Britain is expected to fall to 1,05 million tonnes this season, down from the prior season’s 1,37 million tonnes, Associated British Foods (ABF) said. It is reported by Reuters. British Sugar — the only British producer of sugar from domestic beet — said in its annual results statement that the decline was due to late drilli...


Global sugar production will fall about 9 million tonnes — USDA

The U.S. government on Tuesday forecast world sugar production will fall about 9 million tonnes in 2018/2019 to 185,9 million tonnes, while global consumption swells to new records. It is reported by Reuters with reference to USDA report. In its biannual report the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said the decline in global production was primarily due to Brazil, where yi...


India sugar output decreased by 14%

Indian sugar mills produced 1,2 million tonnes of the sweetener between Oct. 1 and Nov. 15, down from 1,4 million tonnes in the same period last year, the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA), a producers’ body, said in a statement. It is reported by Reuters. Last month, the ISMA scaled down its output estimates for the 2018/19 season that began on Oct. 1 to 32 million tonnes, from its previous forecast of 35-35.5 million tonn...


Tongaat Hulett sugar output rise by 9%

Tongaat Hulett revealed that sugar production at its Zimbabwean unit increased by 9,2 per cent — to 306 000 tonnes in the six months period ended September 30, 2018, compared to 280 000 tonnes in the same period in 2017. It is reported by Pindula News. This has been driven by increased water availability and accelerated sugarcane root replanting. The company said in a statement As a result, the Zimbabwe sugar op...


Angola’s Biocom increased sugar production by 21%

Companhia de Bioenergia de Angola (Biocom) ended its 2018 campaign on Thursday with production of 73,000 tonnes of sugar, an increase of 21% year-on-year, the company’s sales director said. It is reported by Macauhub. Biocom expects turnover of the equivalent of US$200 million in kwanzas by the end of the year, said Fernando Koch. With four filling lines, two of which for 50 kg bag...


Nordzucker in talks to buy Australian Mackay Sugar

Germany’s second largest sugar refiner Nordzucker is in talks to buy Australian producer Mackay Sugar, a Nordzucker spokeswoman said on Thursday. It is reported by Reuters. Nordzucker said earlier this year that it was considering acquisitions in the changed trading environment after the European Union liberalized its sugar market. «...


ISO sees two million deficit in the global sugar market in 2019/2020

The International Sugar Organization on Thursday sharply reduced its forecast for an expected global sugar surplus for the 2018/19 season, cutting production outlooks for Brazil, India, Pakistan and the European Union. It is reported by Reuters. The inter-governmental body, in a quarterly report, forecast there would be a global surplus of 2.17 million tonnes in 2018/19 (October/September), down from a previous p...


Uttar Pradesh sugar output falls 77%

Mills in Uttar Pradesh produced 81 200 tonnes of sugar as of Monday during the ongoing season started Oct 1, much lower than 353 100 tonnes produced in the corresponding period last year. It is reported by Cognecis. The state's sugar output is sharply lower on year due to delayed start in cane crushing by mills this season. Last year, mills in the state had begun cr...

 
India began new production season 2018/2019 MY

India’s 2018-19 sugar production has started gaining momentum across the country as one-fourth of the sugar mills from Uttar Pradesh and 45% from Maharashtra having already started crushing sugarcane.  It is reported by The Economic Times. 29 sugar mills had started crushing operations in UP by Monday evening and another seven are expected to begin operations by Tuesday morning.  A total...


Pests and drought set to cut Indian sugar output

Persistent dry weather and pest attacks are poised to cut India’s sugar output from a record this year even after farmers in the world’s second-largest producer increased plantings. It is reported by Bloomberg. Production may total 28,9 million tonnes in the year that began Oct. 1. That compares with the reduced estimate of 32 million tonnes made last month...

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