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04.2018

SWITZERLAND

Parliament to support sugar industry following EU price drop

Switzerland: Minimum sugar price under discussion. The National Council has decided to adapt the agricultural import regulation so that a domestic minimum sugar price of CHF600 per t is not undercut.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

04.2018

TURKEY

Local communities fear announced sale of 14 Turkseker plants

Sale of 14 Turkseker plants. Two months after shutting down the country’s Sugar Authority by decree, Ankara’s government confirmed its intention to privatize 14 of the 25 sugar beet plants of the publicly owned Turkish Sugar...[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

04.2018

ITALY

Fearing EU producers, CoProB wants Italian sugar protected

CoProB wants Italian sugar protected. CoProB has called all sugar sector stakeholders to sign a “sugar pact” to restore balance in the market and make the best possible use of the “Made in Italy” brand.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

04.2018

UNITED KINGDOM

ABF sees sales growth but reduced sugar revenue due to lower prices

ABF: reduced sugar revenue due to lower prices. For the half year ending March 3, 2018 AB Sugar’s revenue and profit is expected to be down on last year, in line primarily as a result of significantly lower EU prices which are...[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

04.2018

KAZAKHSTAN

Al-Khaleej looking into a €300mn sugar factory

Al-Khaleej looking into a Kazakhstan sugar factory. Al-Khaleej Sugar of Dubai is interested in developing an USD375mn (€302mn) sugar factory.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

04.2018

UNITED STATES

Brussels approves €4.7bn scheme for advanced biofuels in Italy

€4.7bn scheme for advanced biofuels in Italy. The EU Commission has approved under EU State aid rules an Italian support scheme for the production and distribution of advanced biofuels for use in the transport sector.[more]


04.2018

UNITED STATES

FDA adopts Michelle Obama’s Nutrition Facts label on sugar

Nutrition Facts label for added sugars. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a guidance document aiming at advancing the implementation of the new Nutrition Facts label for added sugars.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

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