International Sugar Journal

Belgium – New €300 mln beet sugar factory proposed [Registered]

Based on a co-operative model, a new 14,000 t beet/day factory, sited probably in the main beet growing region of Wallonia, is proposed by the administrators of the Association of Walloon beet growers (ABW), according to local press reports.

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UK – Alternative site for Al Khaleej’s new beet sugar plant is also in Yorkshire [Registered]

Two planning applications were made in Yorkshire by Al Khaleej International to build a new beet sugar factory.

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UK – Al Khaleej planning to build over 500,000 t capacity beet sugar factory in Yorkshire [Registered]

Planning application has been submitted to Harrogate borough council for the construction of a new beet sugar factory in north Yorkshire.

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Egypt – New US$360 mln beet sugar factory to commence operations in 2017 [Registered]

Al Nouran’s US$ 360 million beet sugar plant will begin operating its first of four production lines of 14,000-ton beet per day, by Spring 2017.

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USA – Beet sugar factory in Torrington closing [Registered]

Western officials announced earlier this year that the Torrington plant will close following the 2015 campaign, and sugar beets that would have been processed there will go Fort Morgan or Scottsbluff, where both plants are undergoing upgrades.

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Russia – Sucden to expand capacity of Dobrinskii sugar factory [Registered]

The expansion in beet processing capacity will be gradual, increasing first to 12,000 tonnes beet/day (tbd) rising to 15,000 tbd. The investment undertaken over the past two decades has already raised the factory’s beet processng capacity from 5,400 tonnes in 1997 to the current 11,000 tbd.

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