EU bans use of neonicotinoids. On April 27, 2018 the EU member states banned the outdoor use of neonicotinoids including pelleted beet seed.
Tereos pays higher beet price. Tereos announced a final price for sugarbeet of €28.40/t, 14% higher than the price announced when contracts were signed. It incorporates the basic price, premiums, interest and dividends.
World sugar market: Sugar loses further ground. Ever increasing estimates for 2017/18 Thai and Indian sugar production kept global prices under pressure in April.
BMA Braunschweigische Maschinenbauanstalt AG and Salzgitter Maschinenbau AG (SMAG) have announced that they are working towards a merger. Preparations
Organic sugar beet growing. The area of organic beet in the EU will increase 2018 from the 3300 ha grown in 2017. Belgium, France and Italy will enter the market dominated by Germany and Austria.
Agrana adds wheat starch line. Agrana has laid the foundation stone for a second wheat starch production plant at the site of its Pischelsdorf biorefinery. The €100mn investment will be double the wheat starch production at the...
CoBT cooperative founded in Belgium. Five months after the Seneffe Sugar project was presented to farmers, a new cooperative was founded.