International Sugar Journal

Dubai – Al Khaleej sugar refinery on full throttle as demand rises [Full subscriber]

Al Khaleej Sugar, the world’s largest port-based sugar refinery, expects to keep operating its plant at full capacity of 7,000 tons a day for the next three months as it tries to fill the gap left by Thailand’s sugar output plummeting following drought, according to the refinery’s managing director Jamal Al Ghurair, reported Bloomberg.

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Dubai – Al Khaleej Sugar blames India for its woes [Full subscriber]

Dubai’s Al Khaleej Sugar, the world’s largest port-based refinery, re-started operations on 7th February after a shut down since mid-December on account of weak demand in white sugar export markets, according to its managing director Jamal al-Ghurair.

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Egypt – Al Ghurair Group invests in a new 900,000 t beet sugar factory [Full subscriber]

The Dubai-based Al Ghurair Group has agreed to invest US$333 million into a new beet sugar factory and supporting sugar beet farming operation in the Minya province, Egypt.

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