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Frozen harvest leaves bitter taste for U.S. sugar beet farmers

Weather during harvest season in the U.S. Red River Valley, a fertile sugar beet region in Minnesota and North Dakota, has to farmers felt like a series of plagues. It is reported by Reuters. Rain and snow pelted crops in September and October. That was followed by a blizzard, and then warm temperatures that left fields a boggy mess. Next came a deep freeze, r...


India 2019/2020 sugar production will fall by a record 21,6% — ISMA

Sugar production in India is set to decline by a record 21,6%, the steepest in over a decade, during the sugar season 2019/2020 as errant monsoon this year is likely to lead to a 12% less acreage this year. It is reported by Business Today. In 2018-19, India produced an all time high 33,16 million tonnes of sugar but for the first time since 2016/2017, the country will produce less sugar than the year...


Mills in Brazil's center-south region heading toward a new record-low allocation of cane to sugar production

Mills in Brazil's center-south region increased ethanol production and cut sugar output in the first half of November as the season draws to an early close, industry group Unica said on Tuesday. It is reported by Nasdaq. Plants in the main Brazilian sugar belt produced 786,000 tonnes of the sweetener early in November, 11% less than in the same period a year earlier, while ethano...


Shepetivka Sugar Refinery successfully completed sugar-refining season

Shepetivka Sugar Refinery, part of «A'SPIK GROUP» corporation, completed sugar-refining season after 55 days of work. It is reported by the corporation on its Facebook-page. The company notes that the current marketing year turned out to be quite difficult, because the reduction in beet yield due to the summer dro...


Poltava region harvested more than one million tonnes of sugar beet

Despite unfavorable weather conditions, including summer drought, in Poltava region, the local farmers are successfully completing their agricultural year. It is reported by «Uriadovyi Kurier». Before the frosts begin, the weather allows to prepare the soil for spring sugar beet sowing. More than one million tonnes of sugar beet we...


Global sugar production for 2019/2020 is estimated down 6 million tonnes — USDA

Global sugar production for 2019/2020 is estimated down 6 million tonnes — to 174 million tonnes primarily due to the 5-million tonn drop in India resulting from lower area and expected yields. It is reported by USDA in its November Outlook. Brazil and India are essentially tied as top producers. Consumption is projected to continue to rise due to record use in India. Exports are est...


«A'SPIK GROUP» completed "sweet" harvesting

«A'SPIK GROUP» agricultural units harvested sugar beet from more than two thousand hectares — 100% of sugar beet crops in the land bank of the group of companies. It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. The corporation informes that the average beet yield reached 550 centners/ha, and sugar content, compared with last year, increased by...


Vinnytsia sugar refineries produced 235,000 tonnes of sugar

As of November 15, Vinnytsia sugar refineries produced 235,000 tonnes of sugar. It is reported by «Golos Ukrainy». This year, the average sugar beet yield decreased by 1,5 tonnes per hectare, compared to last year's figure. In 2018, the yield reached 569 centne...


Ukraine harvested 97% of sugar beet

As of November 20, Ukraine harvested 9,5 million tonnes of sugar beet. It is announced by press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine. Ukrainian agrarians harvested sugar beets from the area of 214 thousand hectares or 97%...


Cygnet sugar refinery completed 2019/2020 sugar-refining season

On November 15, Cygnet sugar refinery completed sugar-refining season. The refinery worked 61 days.  It is reported by press-service of the company. 165,9 thousand tonnes of sugar beet were processed. This  year sugar content is higher than last year, accounting for 18,6%. The re...

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