From 1st January this year, Poland imposed a new tax on sugar-sweetened drinks.
Poland – New US$26 million sugar export terminal at the Port of Gdansk commences operations [Full subscriber]
A new sugar terminal for exporting sugar and costing PLN100 million (US$26.2 million) recently commenced operation, according to local press reports.
With beet campaign in full swing, beet yields are expected to drop to average 50 t/ha, down from 60 t last year due to combination of drought and pest damage according to Rafał Strachota, director of the office of the National Association of Sugar Beet Growers
Poland – Clariant licenses its sunliquid® technology for commercial-scale production of cellulosic ethanol [Full subscriber]
Clariant has licensed its sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol plant technology to Polish fuel company Orlen, the Swiss specialty chemicals maker said on 20th September.
The top sugar producer Suedzucker plans to close a 50,000 tonne-a-year production plant in Poland as a part of a restructuring programme to address reduced profitability amidst slump in sugar prices from global glut, reported Reuter’s.
Drilling of the 2016 sugar beet crop is almost complete in all regions of the country, according to Poland’s National Beet Growers Association (KZPBC).