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British Sugar – Unprocessed beet damaged by variable temperatures [Registered]

In their recent assessment, British Sugar state that milder temperatures following freezing temperatures for good part of late December could affect beet that has yet to be processed. “In the UK, sugar beet yields at the beginning of the campaign were in line with expectations. However, the very recent sharp rise in temperature following the prolonged period of extremely cold weather before Christmas is having an adverse effect on the quality of sugar beet still to be processed,” Associated British Foods (who own British Sugar) said in its trading update for the 16 weeks to 8 January. “Seventy-five per cent…

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