International Sugar Journal

Colombia – 2018 sugar output and exports increase by 10% [Full subscriber]

Between January and November 2018, the industry milled 23 million tonnes of cane, that is, 3% percent more than in 2017, with sugar production expected to reach 2.44 million tonnes with an increase of 9% compared to a year ago, according to the Sugar Cane Growers Association of Colombia (Asocaña).

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EU – Sugar beet yields in 2018 down by 9% [Full subscriber]

Sugar beet yields across the EU on average are estimated to have dropped by 9% in 2018 to 73.8 t/ha from 81.1 t in 2017. This is also 1% less than the last five years average of 74.6 t, according to the latest report from the European Commission’s MARS report.

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