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02.2019

BRAZIL

Odebrecht to sell Atvos to pay part of debts

Odebrecht to sell Atvos. Brazilian construction company Odebrecht offered creditors control of the Atvos Agroindustrial sugar and ethanol unit (formerly Odebrecht Agroindustrial) as the main alternative for debt restructuring.[more]

Category: Biofuels

02.2019

CROATIA

Croatian sugar companies join forces, launch "Hrvatska industrija Sec‘era"

Croatian sugar companies join forces. Tvornica šeera Osijek d.o.o. and Viro Tvornica šeera d.d. with its 100% subsidiary Sladorana d.o.o., have signed a contract to form “Hrvatska industrija šeera” (Croatian sugar industry).[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

02.2019

FRANCE

Tereos appeals reinstatement of excluded cooperators and fights over general assembly

Tereos and dissenting growers at odds. Tereos and the Association for the protection of Tereos’ cooperators (ADCT) disagree on the date of an extraordinary General Assembly.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

02.2019

NETHERLANDS

Suiker Unie to set up a 14 ha-solar farm at Putterhsoek

Suiker Unie to set up a solar farm. Cosun’s sugar will install 14 ha of solar panels around its specialty food factory at Puttershoek by 2020. That would be enough energy to run the factory entirely on solar energy.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

02.2019

Denmark, Finland join list of neonicotinoid users in beet crop

Two more countries allow neonicotinoids. Denmark and Finland joined the list of neonicotinoid user countries for beet seeds.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

02.2019

UNITED KINGDOM

AB Sugar revenue down 12% in 1Q but "sugar prices recovery in sight"

AB Sugar revenue down 12% in 1Q-2018/19. Looking ahead, AB Sugar is seeing early signs of recovery in EU sugar prices.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

02.2019

JAPAN

Mitsui to acquire 20% shares of COFCO

Mitsui to acquire COFCO participation. Mitsui Sugar of Japan will acquire a 20% share of COFCO Sugar Liaoning Co., which operates a refinery in China.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

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