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EU – 2015/16 sugar output forecast to decline by 15% [Registered]

Beet production in 2015/16 is forecast to decrease by 10%, which could result in a 15% decrease in total sugar production. This would result in sugar production for food of 15.5 million tonnes. Sugar processors discouraged beet farmers from planting a large 2015 crop as market opportunities for industrial sugar in 2014/15 are poor because of low prices, which could lead to significant end-of-year stocks that will be carried over again to count against the next marketing year production quota.…

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