International Sugar Journal

2018/19 beet production in the EU expected to be lower due to drought [Full subscriber]

Abstract The 2018/19 EU sugar production is forecast to drop by around 9% compared with the previous year. This is largely due to drought – acreage has been practically the same as the previous year. According to European Commission’s MARS report, average beet yield in EU has dropped to 73.8 t/ha in 2018 from 81.1 t in 2017. This paper provides an overview of beet production in the key producing countries.…

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