Over the past two months, fires at three sugar plants in the US and UK have been reported.
Beta Pura GmbH, a joint venture between sugar producer Amalgamated Sugar Company and European fruit, starch, and sugar group AGRANA, recently started operations at its new US$43 million crystalline betaine production facility in Tulln, Austria.
Five workers were reportedly injured following an explosion at the Amalgamated Sugar’s beet sugar plant in Nampa, Idaho on 28th September, according to local press reports.
Together with the US sugar producer The Amalgamated Sugar Company, the fruit, starch, sugar company Agrana is building a € 40 million betaine crystallization plant in Tulln, Austria.
Austria – Agrana partnering with Amalgamated Sugar to build €40 million crystalline betaine plant [Full subscriber]
The fruit, starch and sugar company Agrana has signed a joint venture agreement with the US sugar producer Amalgamated Sugar Company for the construction of a betaine crystallization plant in the sugar factory Tulln (Lower Austria), according to a recent release from the company.