International Sugar Journal

Oman – Construction of the new US$350 million sugar refinery to commence in mid-year [Full subscriber]

The construction work on a long-awaited sugar refinery project – the first of its kind in Oman – at Sohar Port and Freezone will commence around mid-year. The project was first conceived in 2013, according to local press reports.

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Oman – Petiva to invest US$200 million to build a factory producing rare and low-calorie sugars [Full subscriber]

The Indian start-up Petiva Group is planning to set up a factory at Salalah Free Zone producing ultra-low calorie, low GI rare sugars from cane sugar using their proprietary process, according to local press reports.

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Oman’s first sugar refinery expected to be operational in 2018 [Registered]

Output at the new refinery is initially envisaged at 700,000 tonnes in the first phase, and ramped up to 1mln tonnes within three years thereafter

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