Supply Minister Ali Mosleigh said on December 12 that growers would receive EGP1100 (US$37.2) per tonne cane after an agreement was reached in the House of Representatives.
Egypt – Over 150 wells drilled to irrigate crops for the Canal Sugar project [Full subscriber]
The Chinese company ZPEC Egypt has so far drilled over 150 water wells of the 300 it is contracted for, according to the press report from Xinhua.
Egypt – New build Canal Sugar factory commences operations [Registered]
Claimed to be the largest beet sugar factory, the new build Canal Sugar commenced operations on 11th May.
Egypt – Self-sufficiency in sugar production reached 89% [Full subscriber]
Egypt has reached 89% self-sufficiency in sugar following increased planting of cane and beet, The Ministry of Supply said on 26th August.
Egypt close to self-sufficiency in sugar production [Full subscriber]
Egypt is likely to become self-sufficient in sugar production by 2022 according to the Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali El Moselhy.
Egypt – Sugar beet acreage down 13.3%, cane productivity declining [Full subscriber]
Sugar beet acreage decreased this year by about 80,000 acres (32,375 ha), registering 520,000 acres compared to 600,000 acres last season, a decrease of 13.3, according to the media outlet Al-Arabi Al-Jadeed.
Egypt – Canal Sugar contracts Al-Diab group to reclaim 42,000 ha [Full subscriber]
Canal Sugar recently announced the conclusion of a contract for the reclamation of 100,000 feddans (42,000 hectares) in collaboration with Al-Diab group for Land Reclamation, which marks the first phase of its 181,000 feddans reclamation scheme in western Minya, according to local press reports.
Egypt – Covid-19 impacted fertilizer shortage threatens cane output [Full subscriber]
The fertilizer shortage crisis in the governorates of Upper Egypt (South) impacted by supply chain disruptions due to the Covid-19 pandemic is likely to adversely impact cane output, according to local press reports.
Egypt – New build Canal Sugar factory to commence operations in 2021 [Registered]
Al Khaleej’s new build Canal Sugar factory is on track with construction and is set to produce 400,000 tonnes sugar when it starts production in the 2021 season, according to the chief executive Islam Salem speaking at the Dubai sugar event in early February.
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.