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French sugar beet growers estimate 2023 crop at 31.5 mln t

Sugar beet production in France is expected to reach 31.5 million tonnes this year, up from about 31 million in 2022, growers group CGB said on Tuesday. It is reported by Nasdaq. The CGB's estimate was slightly above the French farm ministry's latest forecast of 31.28 million tonnes. Sugar production from the crop was expected...


Zhytomyr region harvested almost 92% of sugar beets

According to operational data of the Department of Agri-Industrial Development and Economic Policy of Zhytomyr Regional Military Administration, Zhytomyr region completes late crops harvesting. It is reported by expreszt.com.ua. Sugar beets are harvested from the area of 17.1 thousand hectares (91.9% of the forecast) with the average yield of 450 centners/ha (-51.9 centners/ha)...


Ukrainian sugar factories can produce more than 2mt of sugar

30 sugar factories are participating in 2023/24 sugar-production season. Acting Chairman of the National Association of Sugar Producers of Ukraine «Ukrsugar» Nazar Mykhailovyn told about this in an interview for The Ukrainian Farmer.  ...


Vinnytsia sugar factories produced 285kt of sugar

Vinnytsia region completes sugar beet harvesting campaign. It is reported by the head of Vinnytsia Regional Military Administration Serhiy Borzov. Sugar beets are harvested from 98% of the total area. In general, this is 2,455,000 tonnes. Currently, sugar...


Sugar factories lack funds to reorient according to European standards

New standards (DSTU) regarding the quality of sugar were adopted this year, but it is quite difficult to talk about the readiness of Ukrainian sugar factories according to European standards. Acting Chairman of the National Association of Sugar Producers of Ukraine «Ukrsugar» Nazar Mykhailovyn told about this in an interview for The Ukrainian Farmer. According...

 
Pakistan sugar production is estimated to drop 600,000 tonnes — USDA

Pakistan sugar production is estimated to drop 600,000 tonnes to 6.3 million on lower sugarcane harvested area as competing crops replace sugarcane. It is reported by USDA in its November report. Sugar consumption is estimated up in line with population growth. Due to the expected decline in output, imports are forecast to climb to 500,000 tons...


In 2023, sugar production allowed us to abandon the sale of cereals and oilseeds — Cygnet

7-7.5 tonnes of sugar can be obtained from 1 hectare of sugar beets. The price of sugar at the factory today amounts to €600 without VAT. Meanwhile, the cost of sugar beets growing is $1,500, plus the cost of processing. So, in 2023, the income for 1 hectare of sugar beets amounted to about $2,000. Financial director of Cygnet Agrocompany Volodymyr Bondarenko told about this at Ukrainian professional conference «Grain And Processig: Development Despite the War», Latifundist reported....

 
China sugar production is anticipated up 1 million tonnes — USDA

China sugar production is anticipated up 1.0 million tonnes to 10.0 million as favorable weather is expected to result in higher sugarcane yields. It is reported by USDA in its November report. Consumption is estimated unchanged. Imports are expected to rise to help fill the gap between supply and demand but total supply remains tight due to...


Ukraine harvested more than 11 million tonnes of sugar beets

Sugar beet harvesting campaign is almost over in Ukraine. It is reported by press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine. As of the third week of November, farmers harvested sugar beets from the area of 236.3 thousand hectares, 11...

 
Thailand sugar production is estimated to drop almost 2 million tonnes

Thailand production is estimated to drop 1.7 million tonnes to 9.4 million due to drought during the intensive growth stage. It is reported by USDA in its November report. Consumption is expected up in line with anticipated economic recovery and tourism that will boost domestic demand for sugar. Exports are estimated hig...

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