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05.2018

EUROPE

EU bans use of neonicotinoids

EU bans use of neonicotinoids. On April 27, 2018 the EU member states banned the outdoor use of neonicotinoids including pelleted beet seed.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

05.2018

FRANCE

Tereos to pay €28.4/t beet (14% more than initially agreed)

Tereos pays higher beet price. Tereos announced a final price for sugarbeet of €28.40/t, 14% higher than the price announced when contracts were signed. It incorporates the basic price, premiums, interest and dividends.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

05.2018

World sugar market: Sugar loses further ground

World sugar market: Sugar loses further ground. Ever increasing estimates for 2017/18 Thai and Indian sugar production kept global prices under pressure in April.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

05.2018

GERMANY

SMAG and BMA to join forces for a common future

BMA Braunschweigische Maschinenbauanstalt AG and Salzgitter Maschinenbau AG (SMAG) have announced that they are working towards a merger. Preparations[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

05.2018

EUROPE

Organic sugar beet growing but pace remains slow

Organic sugar beet growing. The area of organic beet in the EU will increase 2018 from the 3300 ha grown in 2017. Belgium, France and Italy will enter the market dominated by Germany and Austria.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

05.2018

AUSTRIA

Agrana adds wheat starch line to its Pischelsdorf biorefinery

Agrana adds wheat starch line. Agrana has laid the foundation stone for a second wheat starch production plant at the site of its Pischelsdorf biorefinery. The €100mn investment will be double the wheat starch production at the...[more]

Category: Starch & Sweetener News

05.2018

BELGIUM

CoBT cooperative founded in new step towards the Seneffe factory

CoBT cooperative founded in Belgium. Five months after the Seneffe Sugar project was presented to farmers, a new cooperative was founded.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

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