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Brazil's sugar output down 23% — Unica

Mills in Brazil's centre-south region produced 174,000 tonnes of sugar in the second half of March, 23% less than in the same period a year ago, as operations in the new sugar season got off to a slow start, industry group Unica said on Tuesday. It is reported by Nasdaq. Sugar and ethanol producers in the world's largest sugar producing region crushed 4.99 million tonnes of cane in the second half of March, 33% less than a year ago, Un...

 
Frost damage to French sugar beet is worst ever

Successive cold snaps in the past week have destroyed between 30,000 and 50,000 hectares of French sugar beet, growers group CGB said on Monday, calling it the worst frost-related losses for the sector ever recorded. It is reported by Reuters. The estimate is higher than the 10,000-40,000 hectares of recently sown sugar beet that the CGB estimated last week would need replanting. Sugar beet plantings had alr...

 
Sugar beet set for losses as freeze hits French crop belts

Freezing temperatures across much of France this week may have caused severe damage to newly planted sugar beet, adding to the difficulties of a sector hit by crop disease and low prices in recent seasons. It is reported by Reuters. Parts of France have registered record sub-zero lows for April since Tuesday. But the arrival of intense cold just as sugar beet was emerging from the soil may have destr...

 
Thailand lowers minimum sugar ICUMSA to raise export competitiveness

Thailand has lowered the minimum ICUMSA level of sugar that is being produced as trade sources shared that such a policy move would improve the country's export competitiveness in the long run. It is reported by S&PGlobal Platts. The minimum ICUMSA for Thai HiPol raw sugar is reduced from a minimum of 1,000 to 600, according to the report issued by Thailand's Office of the Cane an...

 
Thai sugar output to drop 9% — S&P Global Platts

Platts Analytics estimates Thai sugar production for the 2020-21 marketing season at 7,55 million tonnes, down 9% year on year. It is reported by S&P Global Platts. Thailand is expected to complete sugar cane crush operations for the October 2020-September 2021 marketing season by March 31, with industry sources expecti...

 
British Sugar investigates gene-edited beet seed as a solution to virus yellows

British Sugar is investigating gene-edited beet seed as a long-term solution to virus yellows disease, which devastated crops across eastern England during the 2020-21 season. It is reported by geneticliteracyproject. If government ministers give the green light, British farmers could be growing sugar beet crops gene edited to be resistant to virus yellows in three...

 
European sugar beet farmers are cutting back plantings

Gloomy European sugar beet farmers are cutting back plantings this year, discouraged by poor yields and low prices. It is reported by Reuters. Production has fallen in the European Union, mainly pressured by a slump in prices, since an initial bounce when the bloc dropped its sugar production and export quotas i...

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