The Hellenic Sugar Industry (HSI) has signed a sugar supply agreement with London-based commodities trader ED&F Man.
Owners of the former beet sugar factory at San Quirico (Parma/Italy) are planning to produce bioplastics from glycerol and levulinic acid from sugarbeet.
Making plans for the end of EU sugar quotas in 2017, US agribusiness Cargill is investing €35mn into existing starch sweeteners manufacturing operations in the Netherlands, Poland and the United Kingdom.
In October 2016, the uptrend came to a halt, while in November, the front month raw sugar price in NY remained stuck between 20-22?cents/lb. By mid November, the white sugar price in London had declined from US$567.20/t to...
The end of sugar quotas in October 2017 has farmers in two EU Member States, Ireland and Slovenia, exploring the market landscape with an eye toward getting back into beet.
The EU Commission has published a study on the effects of potential concessions in free-trade negotiations conserning sugar's "sensitive" status and subsequent tariffs.
ABF's Sugar unit reported GBP1.798bn (€2.094bn) revenue for FY2015/16, compared to GBP1.818bn (€2.117bn) the year before. AB Sugar reported a GBP34mn (€39.6mn) adjusted operating profit compared to GBP33mn (€38.4mn) the year...