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06.2017

World sugar market: Bears remain firmly in the driving seat

World market. Sugar prices remained under pressure in April, falling to a low of just above 15cents/lb.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

06.2017

EUROPE

EFSA to advise on added sugar intake

EFSA to advise on added sugar intake. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) said that, by early 2020, it will provide scientific advice on daily intake of added sugar in food.[more]

Category: Starch & Sweetener News

06.2017

EUROPE

EU sugar production in 2016/17

EU sugar production in 2016/17. The EU sugar production in 2016/17 amounted to 16.841 mn t, i.e. 1.906 mn t (or 12.7 %) more than in the previous year. The European Commission has witdrawn its plans to reclassify out-of-quota...[more]

Category: Starch & Sweetener News

06.2017

UKRAINE

Astarta 2016 sugar production of 505,000 t hits new record

Astarta produced 505,000 t of sugar. The Ukrainian company reported consolidated revenues of €369mn in 2016, a 17% rise from the €314mn of the year before. Operating profit grew by almost 15.2%, to €124.43mn.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

06.2017

AUSTRALIA

Mackay Sugar to sell Mossman mill

Mackay Sugar to sell Mossman mill. Australia’s second largest sugar miller, Mackay Sugar, will sell one of its recently purchased mills.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

06.2017

UNITED STATES

American Crystal Sugar to sell to Cargill 50% of corn starch plant

American Crystal Sugar (ACS) to sell corn starch plant. Cargill has obtained an option to purchase ACSC’s 50% interest in ProGold LLC, a corn starch and HFCS factory in Wahpeton (North Dakota).[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

06.2017

UNITED KINGDOM

Recovery of sugar rices drives ABF profits higher

Recovery of sugar prices drives ABF profits higher. Associated British Foods (ABF) reported a 35% rise in pre-tax profits, to GBP624mn (€747mn) for the six months ended 4 March 2017[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

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