International Sugar Journal

Egypt – US$291 million injected in the Canal Sugar project – completion date set at 2021 [Registered]

The US$ 1 billion Canal Sugar project in the Minya state, headed by the Emirati investor Jamal Al Ghurair, signed three contracts worth EGP 5 billion (US$291.3 million) to complete the establishment of beet sugar factory complex along with agricultural production.

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Egypt – Delta Sugar incentivises farmers to expand beet acreage [Registered]

The Delta Sugar Company announced on 26th November that it has contracted farmers to plant more than 114,000 feddans (118,314 acres) of sugar beet this year, an increase of around 20,000 feddans over the acreage planted last year.

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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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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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Egypt -2015/16 sugar output is 2.2 mln tonnes [Registered]

Egypt’s sugar output in 2015/16 reached 2.2 million tonnes according to the press release from Ministry of Agriculture issued on 23rd June. This is an increase from 2.158 million tonnes in the previous year.

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Egyptian Sugar to brand its products destined for exports [Registered]

While ESIIC has successfully sold the entirety of its sugar stock Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Khaled Hanafy said the company’s production is not well marketed even though it is one of the largest producers of sugar in the Middle East and North Africa region.

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French companies looking to invest in Egypt’s sugar industry [Registered]

Country Director of Business France in Egypt Ludovic Prevost said 12 French companies, specializing in equipment for the sugar industry and services, will visit Egypt for four days to discuss cooperation opportunities for investment with the public and private sectors in the sugar industry in Egypt.

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Egypt – Al Nouran’s beet sugar plant to commence operations in Q4 2016 [Registered]

The facility in Al Sharkiya province will co-refine sugar after the beet campaign is over. Beet sugar output is expected to be 250,000 tonnes annually. Sugar beet will be sourced from farmers in the province. The plant has a refining capacity of 300,000 tonnes, Mahmoud said.

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