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russia's 2022 sugar beet production seen up 5%

russia's 2022 production of sugar beet is expected to rise by 5% from a year earlier, the Russian Sugar Producers' Union industry lobby said, adding that sugar refineries had started processing this year's crop. russia has doubled sugar output over the past 15 years to end a reliance on imports and is currently self-sufficient. However, the supply of the commodity has been in the spotlight for domestic con...


Russia began 2022/2023 sugar season

The first sugar refineries were launched in Krasnodar krai. It is reported by Sugar.ru. As of August 1, sugar beets are accepted for processing by three sugar refineries in Krasnodar krai: Korenivskyi, Pavlovskyi, and Tikhoretskyi («Agrocomplex named...


Rusagro opened 2021 sugar beet processing season

Rusagro opened the season of sugar beet processing – on the 1-st of September, it launched first two sugar plants in Tambov and Belgorod Regions. During next couple of weeks Company will launch its all other sugar plants. It is reported by press-center of the company. Rusagro’s Sugar Business operates 9 sugar plants, located in Tambov, Belgorod, Orel and Kursk regions. In 2021/2022, maximum sugar beet pro...


Russia will increase sugar beet sown area by almost 14%

Russian farmers will increase the sugar beet sowing area by 13б6% year on year — to 1б05 million hectares in 2021, signalling higher supply for the domestic market next year. It is reported by press-service of the agriculture ministry. Russian President Volodymyr Putin criticised officials and market players over rising prices for sugar, bread, flour and sunflower...


«RusAgro» sugar refineries increased sugar output by 17%

In 2019/2020, sugar refineries of «RusAgro» operated for up to 156 days and produced 882,6 thousand tonnes of sugar. Output has increased by 17% in comparison to the previous season. It is reported by press-service of the company. Sugar production season started on August 25, 2019 and ended on February 3, 2020. During the season «RusAgro» processed 6,1 mil...


CIS sugar production will decrease next year — Sucden

Next season, the total sugar production in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus will decrease by 6% comparing with MY 2017/2018, but export potential will be unchanged. Marina Sidak, the head of analytical service (CIS) Sucden expressed such a view during the first «Sugar Trade and Export Conference». «In MY 2018/2019 in Ukraine and Russia there will be a decrease in sugar production by 5,5% and 11% respectively, but Belarus sugar production is forecasted to grow by 13%. At the same...


Russia first beet test shows weight falls

Russia first sugar beet test since the beginning of the year shows weight losses. It is reported by Reuters. Russia's sugar beet test, the first since the start of the year, showed an average root weight at 81 grammes compared with 92 grammes in July last year, the Russian S...


Belarus plans to supply sugar to China in 2018

The Belarusian state food industry concern «Belgospischeprom» plans to launch sugar supplies to China in 2018. Chairman of «Belgospischeprom» Oleksander Zabello tells about it, as BELTA reports. «China produces less sugar than it consumes. The country imports millions of tonnes of sugar. T...


Belarus plans to determine sugar beet growing zones

There is a need to clearly determine the raw sugar beet growing zones, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko noted. It is reported by BELTA. The head of state suggested cultivating sugar beet in the places that can ensure high profitability, where companies will be interested in the sugar beet production. Las...


Anwil produced the 30-th million tonn of nitrogenous fertilisers

Last week, ANWIL produced the 30-millionth tonn of nitrogenous fertilisers. ANWIL, with regard to the production capacity, is the second producer of nitrogenous fertilisers in Poland and the tenth in Europe. It is reported by the press-service of the company. The Włocławek ORLEN Group company started the production of nitrogenous fertilisers 47 years ago, and the first tonn of ammonium nitrate was prod...

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