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Beginning of sugar-refining season 2020/2021 (updated)

Sugar-refining season 2020/2021 MY officially started on September, 5, 2020. September 5 — «Radekhivskyi Sugar» LLC (Radekhiv Production) September 10 — «Tsukoragroprom» LLC, Yaresky Sugar Refinery September 12 —&...

 
In Brazil fires in cane fields could impact next sugar season

A series of fires hitting cane fields in Brazil’s centre-south region are unlikely to change the outlook for sugar production in the current season, but could impact next year’s season, cane industry group Unica said on Wednesday. It is reported by Reuters. Traders and analysts have cited the fires and the excessive dry weather in Brazil as one of the factors supporting sugar prices’ rise in the latest sessions in New...

 
China doubled sugar import volumes

In August 2020, China imported 680,000 tonnes of sugar (+56% compared to August 2019). It is reported by Reuters. According to data released by the General Administration of Customs on Wednesday, the total volume of sugar imports to China in 2020 amounted to 2,23 million tonnes...

 
USA will give Brazil extra sugar import quota

The United States will expand a quota for Brazilian sugar to be imported at a lower tax rate by 80,000 tonnes, in exchange for South America’s largest country opening to more U.S. ethanol, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday. It is reported by Reuters. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative did not respond to a request for comment. Bolsonaro’s remark on Twitter comes after Brazil on Sept. 11 said it would...


Zhdanivka Sugar Refinery began to accept raw materials

On September 18, Zhdanivka Sugar Refinery («Tsukoragroprom» LLC), which is a part of «Astarta-Kyiv» agri-industrial holding, received the first batch of raw materials. It is reported in the Facebook group «Nasha Astarta». «The first truck arrived at the beet pile field. Sugar beets are very good and clean. I hope it will...


«Zakhidnyi Bug» harvested more than 93,000 tonnes of sugar beet

On September 2, «Zakhidnyi Bug» PE began sugar beet harvesting — the total area in 2020 amounts to 13,775 ha, the planned average yield — 60 t/ha. It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. As of September 16, the company harvested 93,206 tonnes of sugar roots with the average yield of 50-55 t/ha, sugar content — in t...

 
In France, sugar beet yield will decrease by 12% — Tereos

Sugar group Tereos expects the average yield for its French growers in this year’s sugar beet harvest to fall by about 12% from last year after crop disease hit some growing regions, it said on Friday. It is reported by Reuters. Jaundice disease spread by aphids, which have proliferated due to warm weather, have caused severe damage on some farms. To help a sector already weakened by low price...


«Starokostiantynivcukor» began sugar-refining campaign

«Starokostiantynivcukor» LLC, one of the most powerful sugar refineries in Ukraine, began sugar-refining campaign.  It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. «Starokostiantynivcukor» LLC is a modern enterprise, one of the leaders of Ukrainian sugar industry. The sugar refiner...

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