International Sugar Journal

Brazil – Analysts estimate drop in 2021/22 cane production in Centre-South at between 530 million and 580 million tonnes [Full subscriber]

The third driest summer this century is adversely impacting sugarcane production in Brazil’s Centre-South (which accounts for some 90% of total output). The 2021/22 cane output is projected by analysts to be between 530 million and 580 million tonnes.

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Europe – Sugar beet acreage in 2021 expected to decline [Full subscriber]

A combination of drought and pest attacks that spread the virus yellows disease led to one of the worst sugar beet harvests in history last year. Exacerbated by low prices, beet acreage in 2021 is expected to decrease, reports Reuters.

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