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10.2016

UNITED KINGDOM

UK: Südzucker raises stake in ED&F Man to 35%

Germany's Südzucker has increased its equity stake in the London-based commodities trader ED&F Man to a total of 35% for US$91.8mn (€81.84mn).[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

10.2016

FRANCE

French sugar-makers, CGB sign interprofessional agreement

The French Beet Growers Association (CGB) has signed a new interprofessional framework with the five sugar producers for three production years, beginning 2017/18.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

10.2016

CHINA

ABF selling its cane business in South China to Nanning Sugar

Associated British Foods (ABF) has sold its cane sugar business, including five cane sugar mills in southern China, to a consortium led by state-supported producer Nanning Sugar.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

10.2016

NORWAY

Finland’s St1 building 50 mn L bioethanol plant in Follum

Finnish energy firm St1 plans to build a 50 mn L cellulosic ethanol plant on the site of a former paper mill in Norway, having signed an agreement with Viken Skog SA, the country's largest forest owners' cooperative.[more]

Category: Biofuels

10.2016

UNITED STATES

Green Plains buys 3 Abengoa plants; auction arranged for one

Deals have been arranged for the sale of at least five US bioethanol plants operated by Spanish firm Abengoa Bioenergy, which filed for protection against creditors holding €14.6bn in debts.[more]

Category: Biofuels

10.2016

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Asian investors supporting new refinery near Chinese border

Thailand's Sutech Engineering Co Ltd (SuEnCo) has taken the initial steps toward construction of a new sugar refinery in Eastern Russia, about 30 km from its border with China.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

10.2016

GREECE

HSI reorganization plan forces sale of four plants in Greece, Serbia

Hellenic Sugar Industry (HSI) has succeeded in opening two sugar factories while moving a restructuring plan to sell other assets, notably two factories in Greece and two more in Serbia, according to published reports.[more]

Category: Sugar Economy & Business

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