International Sugar Journal

Canada – Lantic Sugar expanding refining capacity by 15% [Full subscriber]

Lantic Sugar announced on 11th August that it is planning to expand by 15% – 100,000 tonnes – at its Montreal plant, according to local press reports.

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Canada – Micro sugar refinery Sucro-can to double output to meet rising demand [Full subscriber]

In response to growing sugar demand from Ontario food manufacturers, Sucro Can Canada is more than doubling its sugar refining capacity at its Hamilton plant.

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Canada lowers anti-subsidy tariffs on EU sugar following investigation [Registered]

The European Sugar Industry Confederation (CEFS) announced on 31st March that Canada’s Border Protection Agency (CBSA) concluded its investigation on 30th March into anti-subsidy duties on refined sugar from the EU and anti-dumping duties on refined sugar from Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States

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Canada – Enerkem, Shell and Suncor partner on US$684 million waste-to-biofuels plant [Full subscriber]

Waste-to-fuels firm Enerkem is partnering with Shell, Suncor, Proman, and Hydro-Québec to build a CA$875-million (US$684 million) renewable chemicals and biofuels plant in Varennes, near Montreal with the support of the Québec and Canadian governments.

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Canada – Rogers Sugar partners with DouxMatok for the latter’s sugar-based sugar reduction solution [Full subscriber]

Rogers Sugar, the parent of Lantic Inc, is collaborating with the Israeli start-up DouxMatok (DM) to exploit DM’s novel proprietary platform, a sugar-based sugar reduction process that is now ripe for commercialization for the US and Canadian markets.

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Canada – Forge to build biodiesel/jet fuel plant costing US$22.4 million [Full subscriber]

The Canadian biofuel start-up FORGE Hydrocarbons Corp recently announced an equity investment from Shell Ventures and a follow-on contribution from Valent Low-Carbon Technologies, which will help build a first-of-its-kind CA$30 million (US$22.4 million) commercial-scale, biofuel production plant in Sombra, Ontario, Canada.

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Canada – New build micro sugar refinery commences operations at the port of Hamilton [Full subscriber]

Sucro Sourcing recently announced the completion of its new micro sugar refinery in Hamilton. The refinery was completed with the support of the Port of Hamilton and has commenced operations, according to the company’s press release.

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Canada – Advanced Chemical Technologies to invest US$120 mln in a methanol plant [Registered]

Advanced Chemical Technologies (AChT) recently announced that it plans to will build a CA$150million (US$120 mln) demonstration plant by 2020 at the Bluewater Energy Park in Chemical Valley which will produce green methanol from industrial carbon monoxide emissions and natural gas.

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Guatemala triples exports of sugar to Canada [Registered]

Between 2015 and 2016 the export value of raw sugar from Guatemala fell by 4%, falling from US$ 849 million in 2015 to US$ 814 million in 2016. The volume sold decreased by 3% from 2.1 million of tons in 2015 to 2 million tons in 2016.

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Canada – Enerkem’s municipal waste to ethanol facility commences operations [Registered]

Biofuels and renewable chemicals producer Enerkem Inc. has started the commercial production of ethanol at its plant in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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