International Sugar Journal

Organic beet sugar production grows faster than cane rival [Full subscriber]

Abstract Organic sugar remains a small part of world sugar consumption and international trade (0.3% and 1%, respectively). The growth of the world organic sugar market has been impressive: from 20,000-40,000 tonnes in 1999 to more than 300,000 in 2009 and close to 590,000 in 2021. Top organic sugar producers currently are Brazil, Paraguay and Colombia. While the trend for organic sugar produced from cane is flattening, over the last few years, organic beet sugar production in the EU seems the more dynamic segment, probably due to the sugar producers having to contend with volatility in prices in the global…

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