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Italy to tax sugar drinks

Italy’s 2020 budget will include new taxes on plastic and sugary drinks designed to raise 1,3 billion euros, government officials said on Monday, prompting protests from producers. It is reported by Reuters. Taxes on sugary drinks, intended to raise revenues while also addressing health issues such as obesity, diabetes and tooth decay, have already been adopted in many countr...


Ukraine harvested 6,5 million tonnes of sugar beet

As of October 24, Ukraine harvested 6,5 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 149 thousand hectares or 68%...


«Astarta» harvested 60% of sugar beet

«Astarta» production units continue sugar beet harvesting campaign. It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. About 40% of the area under sugar beet left to be harvested. Harvesting works progress in a timely and qualitative manner, according to...


Khmelnytsk region harvested 858,000 tonnes of sugar beet

As of October 22, Khmelnytsk region harvested 858,000 tonnes of sugar beet. It is reported by Agricultural Department of Khmelnytsk Regional State Administration. Agrarians of Khmelnytsk region harvested sugar beets from 62% of the total area with the averag...


«Astarta» reduced sugar sales by 12%

During 9 months of 2019, «Astarta-Kyiv» agri-industrial holding reduced sugar sales by 12% — to 239,88 thousand tonnes, compared to the same period of 2018. It is reported on the website of the Warsaw Stock Exchange. In the third quarter of 2019, sugar sales decreased by 2% — to 86,53 thousand tonnes, compared with the same period of th...


Ukraine harvested 6 million tonnes of sugar beet

As of October 21, Ukraine harvested 6 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 137 thousand hectares or 62%...


Poltava region harvested 74% of sugar beet

As of October 18, 74% of sugar beet areas were harvested in Poltava region. It is reported by Agricultural Department of Poltava Regional State Administration. The local agrarians harvested sugar beets from the area of 19,2 thousand hectares, 748,1 thousand tonne...

 
India 2019/2020 sugar production will decrease by almost 15% — USDA

As per latest data compiled by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), India sugar production will decline for the second consecutive year to 29,3 million tonnes, which is 14,6% below the previous season. It is reported by Indiainfoline. Additionally, as compared to the previous season (MY2018/2019), a lower than expected diversion of cane for sugar production (due to limited cane availability in Ma...


In Ukraine, unique biogas complex was built on the sugar refinery territory

In Ukraine, «Zorg Biogas Ukraine» has completed construction of the large biogas complex with the capacity of 7,5 MW at the territpry of sugar refinery using new technology . It is reported by the company on its Facebook-page. Unlike traditional technology, advanced technologies provide better heat and mass transfer and, as a consequence, a deeper degree of wa...

 
Dutch Suiker Unie will extract protein from sugar beet leaves

Dutch sugar beet processor, Suiker Unie, has officially put its Green Protein Demo Plant into operation, producing protein from sugar beet foliage. It is reported by Food and Drink International. Green plant leaves contain between 1% and 3% protein. A new process developed and patented by TNO, the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientifi...

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