International Sugar Journal

Philippines – Universal Robina’s new sugar mill in Negros Occidental to commence operation [Full subscriber]

The food and beverage company Universal Robina Corp. (URC) said on 12th March that its sugar and renewables subsidiary SONEDCO has inaugurated a new sugar mill in Kabankalan City, in Negros Occidental, according to local press reports.

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Ethiopia – Zhonggong to build a new sugar factory in Amhara [Registered]

Zhonggong International recently signed a contract with the Ethiopian Sugar Company to build a sugar factory in Amhara, according to press reports from China.

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Papua New Guinea – New build sugar mill project receives an investment of US$1 billion [Full subscriber]

An agreement by Papua New Guinea (PNG), China and Thailand was signed in Port Moresby on 22nd November to build a new sugar mill and a cogen unit supported by cane plantation along with logistics infrastructure worth PGK3.4 billion (US$1 billion) in the Abau district of Central, according to local press reports.

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Ethiopia – Prime Minister inaugurates Omo Kuraz III sugar factory [Registered]

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrea’s President Isaias Afeworki inaugurated the Omo Kuraz III sugar factory on 15th October, according to the local press reports.

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Uganda – New 1000 tcd factory scheduled to be operational in December [Full subscriber]

A new sugar factory costing US$6 million (UGX22 billion) is expected to be operational in December this year, according to local press reports.

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Sudan – Saudi investor injects US$464 million for a new sugar factory in Sinnar state [Full subscriber]

The Sudanese government signed a financing agreement with a Saudi company on 20th June to build a new sugar factory complex costing US$ 464 million in the Sinnar state.

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Mozambique -New €30.4mln sugar factory planned [Registered]

Governor of Mozambique’ Maputo province Raimundo Diomba says a €30.4-million sugar factory will be commissioned in the region before the end of April, according to local press reports.

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Tanzania – Illovo Sugar plans to build a new sugar mill [Full subscriber]

Illovo Sugar Africa through its subsidiary Kilombero Sugar is planning to build a new sugar mill in the Morogoro region, Tanzania where it has increased acreage of farms under its operation, according to local press reports.

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Nigeria – Crystal Sugar plans to build new cane sugar factory [Full subscriber]

Crystal Sugar has concluded plans to establish a sugar factory in Jigawa State, according to local press reports.

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Vietnam – Tuy Hoa mill secures investment of over US$9 million to expand capacity [Registered]

Authorities of the central province of Phu Yen have agreed to expand milling capacity of the Tuy Hoa sugar factory from 2300 tonnes to 3200 t cane/day (tcd).

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