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12.2018

EUROPE

Six EU Member States to allow neonicotinoids in beet in 2019

Six EU Member States allow neonicotinoids. Governments in Croatia, Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia allowed the use of neonicotinoids for growing beet in 2019. Similar waivers are contemplated in two...[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

12.2018

AUSTRALIA

Nordzucker offers to recapitilize Mackay Sugar

Nordzucker to recapitilize Mackay Sugar. Mackay Sugar (MSL) received a non-binding indicative proposal from Nordzucker AG to subscribe for up to 70% of MSL share capital. The deal remains subject to a number of conditions.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

12.2018

UNITED STATES

Verbio buys 2nd gen. ethanol plant in Iowa, plans biogas expansion

Verbio buys 2nd gen. ethanol plant. Verbio North America Corp. is to purchase a cellulose ethanol plant located in Nevada (Iowa). It intends to install facilities to produce biogas made from corn stover.[more]

Category: Biofuels

12.2018

UNITED KINGDOM

ABF keeps growing in 2017/18 despite depressed Sugar segment

ABF 2017/18: Depressed Sugar segment. In 2017/18, revenues of ABF Sugar were GBP1.730bn (€1.987bn), or 15% less than in FY2016/17. Adjusted operating profit was halved to GBP123mn (€141mn).[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

12.2018

ETHIOPIA

Ethiopian Sugar Corp. inaugurates Omo Kuraz III sugar factory

Omo Kuraz III sugar factory opened. Ethiopia’s PM Abiy Ahmed has inaugurated the Omo Kuraz III sugar factory. The facility has a capacity of 1000 t/d of sugar.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

12.2018

BRAZIL

Biosev sells Giasa mill for €16mn, focuses on Center-South only

Biosev sells Giasa mill. Biosev, a Luis Dreyfus subsidiary, has sold its Giasa mill to M&N Participações S/A for BRL70mn (€16.6mn).[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

12.2018

REUNION

Reunion‘s growers fear industrial plans of Tereos and Albioma

Tereos to build refinery in Réunion. Réunion’s growers fear industrial plans of Tereos and Albioma to build a sugar refinery and a bagasse power plant.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

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