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11.2018

World sugar market: Light at the end of the tunnel?

World sugar market: Light at the end of the tunnel? By October 16, the front-month raw sugar price had risen to 13.25cents/lb, and white sugar prices to US$366.50/t.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

11.2018

FRANCE

Nallet’s mediation failed, Tereos still dealing with governance crisis

Tereos: mediation failed. Former agriculture minister Henri Nallet admitted failure in the mediation between Tereos and three former members that had been excluded by the Supervisory Board from the cooperative in June 2018.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

11.2018

FRANCE

CIRAD sequences sugarcane genome and FAPESP identifies genes making sugarcane more drought resistant

Sugarcane genome sequenced. Sugarcane was the latest major cultivated plant to have its genome sequenced. The scientific achievement will now make it possible to “modernize” the methods used to breed sugarcane varieties.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

11.2018

UNITED STATES

New York Health Department launches sugar reduction initiative

Sugar reduction initiative. The New York Health Department has launched National Salt and Sugar Reduction Initiative (NSSRI) a national effort to reduce sugar in packaged foods by 20% by 2025.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

11.2018

MOROCCO

Production down but revenue, income up for Cosumar in 2017

Income up for Cosumar in 2017. The Moroccan sugar maker’s consolidate revenues reached MAD8.33bn (€763mn), marking a 5.9% increase on the 2016 result (MAD7.87bn or €721mn). In 2017, gross operating profit was MAD1.88bn (€172mn).[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

11.2018

EUROPE

EU sugar production down by nearly 2 mn t

EU sugar production 2018/19. The EU sugar production in 2018/19 is foreseen by the EU Commission to be down by 9.3% or 1.96 mn t to 19.18 mn t after 21.14 mn t in 2017/18.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

11.2018

GERMANY

Südzucker trims full year result forecast after difficult 1H

Südzucker trims full-year result forecast. Südzucker reported group revenues of €3.475bn during the first half of FY2018/19 (March 1 to February 28), down 0.5% from €3.493bn in 1H-2017/18. In the same period, the group’s...[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

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