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08.2018

ITALY

CoProB - Lower profit despite higher turnover

CoProB: Lower profit despite higher turnover. Italy’s CoProB Group reported consolidated revenues of €280mn in FY2017 (1 Jan – 31 Dec 2017), marking a €37mn increase from €243mn a year earlier. EBITDA was €13mn (or 5.27%) vs...[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

08.2018

GERMANY

Low sugar prices halve Südzucker result in 1Q-2018/19

Low sugar prices halve Südzucker result. Revenues were €1.741bn in 1Q-FY2018/19, compared to €1.783bn the previous year. Driven by a significantly weaker sugar segment, consolidated group operating result dropped to €78mn...[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

08.2018

GERMANY

After meager 1Q, Nordzucker hopes to avoid losses in FY2018/19

Nordzucker hopes to avoid losses. The company closed 1Q-2018/19 with a slight profit of €3.4mn, well below the previous year (€41.5mn). Revenues came to €343mn, –18% on the same period a year ago (€418mn).[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

08.2018

FRANCE

French growers protest against beet price set by Saint Louis Sucre

French growers protest against Saint Louis Sucre. In late June, Südzucker subsidiary Saint Louis Sucre told French beet growers that they will be paid €23.66 per t of beet at 16% sugar content for 2017/18.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

08.2018

POLAND

KSC reports €9mn profit despite plummeted sugar price

KSC reports €9mn profit. Eight months into the current fiscal year (Oct 2017 – Sep 2018), KSC reported a net profit of PLN40mn (€9.3mn). In 2017/18, KSC produced 908,000 t of sugar, 614,000 t of which were sold between October...[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

08.2018

AUSTRALIA

Mackay Sugar to sell Mossman Mill to grower cooperative

Mackay Sugar to sell Mossman Mill. Sugar cooperative Mackay Sugar is to sell its most northern factory, Mossman Mill, to Far Northern Milling Pty Ltd, a Mossman and Tablelands Growers Cooperative.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

08.2018

EUROPE

New regional sugar prices between transparency and confidentiality

Regional sugar prices. The EU Commission has decided to issue monthly reports not only of the EU average sugar price but also of the sugar price in three cluster regions of the EU.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

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