International Sugar Journal

UK – Insurance will compensate farmers for frost-damaged sugar beet [Full subscriber]

British Sugar and the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) have confirmed that an insurance policy which covers sugar beet growers for frost damage has been triggered following the spell of freezing weather in December and January.

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China – Severe frost damages 20% of Cofco Sugar’s beet crop [Full subscriber]

COFCO Sugar recently announced that La Nina related extreme weather, which resulted in the sudden drop in temperature, caused severe damage to its sugar beet crop, according to its press release.

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USA – Inclement weather losses at Lovell sugar factory reported at 41% [Full subscriber]

The Lovell Western Sugar Factory District saw a production loss of 41% from snowstorms this autumn/winter, according to statistics reported to the USDA by Western Sugar.

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