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India exported 7,5 mln tonnes of sugar

India has exported 7,5 mln tonnes of sugar till May 18 in the current marketing year ending September, the Food Ministry said on Thursday. It is reported by Financial Express. «Export of sugar in current sugar season 2021-22 is 15 times of export as compared to export in sugar season 2017-18», — the ministry sai...

 
Brazilian sugar factories are focusing on ethanol production

Brazilian sugar cane mills are cancelling some sugar export contracts and diverting production to ethanol to cash in on high energy prices, according to people with direct knowledge of the deals, raising concerns of a sugar shortage. It is reported by Hellenic Shipping News. Nearly every company involved in sugar trading in Brazil has seen cancellations, a trader at a large international commodities merchant told Reuters on the...

 
Egypt starts official operation of world's largest sugar production plant

Canal Sugar Company announced Tuesday the start of the official operations of the largest sugar production plant in the world, with investments amounting to about $400 million. It is reported by Egypt Today. The first and second lines of the factory have been started with a production capacity of 18,000 tons of sugar per day, in preparation for reaching the maximum produc...

 
Thai sugar cane output will increase by 38%

Thai sugar cane output for the 2021-22 crop year is expected to rise to 92 million tonnes, up from 66.6 million tonnes in the previous crop year, as rain brought higher crop yields, says the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI). It is reported by Bangkok Post. The amount can be used to make up to 10-10.5 million tonnes of sugar. «One tonne of sugar cane can make around 110 kg of sugar. This also shows sugar cane i...

 
Dreyfus sees larger Brazil shift to ethanol, warns of sugar shortage

Global commodities trader Louis Dreyfus projected on Wednesday that Brazilian mills will divert a larger-than-expected amount of sugarcane to ethanol production due to high energy prices, causing a reduction in global sugar supplies. It is reported by Reuters. Dreyfus sugar director Enrico Biancheri said during the Citi ISO Datagro sugar conference in New York that Brazil's center-south (CS) mills would produce only 29 mill...

 
Brazil to increase ethanol production — Datagro

Brazil's center-south (CS) new sugar crop was revised downward on Wednesday as consultancy Datagro sees mills diverting more cane to ethanol production, but higher production in Asia will still drive an increase in the global supply of the sweetener. It is reported by Successful Farming. Datagro chief analyst Plinio Nastari said during the Citi ISO Datagro sugar conference in New York that Brazil's CS sugar production should fall to 32.1 mi...

 
Dry weather to curb French sugar beet production

Dry weather in France will have a negative impact on this year's production of sugar beets by reducing yield potential, the French agriculture ministry said on Monday. It is reported by Reuters. For recently sown spring crops like maize, sugar beet and sunflower seed, the ministry was monitoring field conditions, with rain seen as crucial in the next two weeks to...


Brazil sugar production expected to drop 50%

Sugar production in the key Center-South Brazil region is expected to total 769,400 mt in the second half of April, a decrease of 49.5% year on year, an S&P Global Commodity Insights survey of 10 analysts showed May 9. It is reported by S&P Global Platts. «Expectations are running high that the cane crush should be the lowest since 2012 for the fortnight», according to S&P Global. Of t...

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