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Set Alert for Sugar

Weekly Review: Brazil’s currency jump wrong-foots sugar bears

What seemed an interminable decline in world sugar prices as recently as last month, has been replaced by a startling rally, New York raw sugar futures putting on as much as 34% from their September low to this week’s traded peak. 

Spain's Azucarera to launch northern beet campaign on October 23

Azucarera and its growers have agreed to launch beet processing at the Miranda de Ebro and Toro factories on October 23 with the La Bañeza factory to follow at a later date.

Sugar Beet Sugar Production


Set Alert for IEG Vu Sugar :: Beet and Cane Sugar

Commission presents EU-Vietnam trade deal for conclusion

The European Commission has presented the EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements for conclusion to the Council and European Parliament, paving the way for improved market access for EU agri-food products and protection to 169 Geographical Indications.

EU Vietnam

Ukrainian sugar beet harvest higher y-o-y

Farmers harvested beet from 149,000 ha as of October 17, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy said.

Sugar Beet Sugar

Russian sugar beet harvest reaches 78.7%

Farmers had harvested sugar beet from 872,200 ha as of October 18, or 78.7% of the area to be harvested (1,108,900 ha), according to the Ministry of Agriculture.

Sugar Beet Sugar

Futures Review: Raw sugar futures rise to eight-month high

Raw sugar futures in New York posted more gains as short-covering lifted the market to an eight-month high.

Futures Sugar

China says trade measures on sugar imports in line with WTO rules

China's commerce ministry has stated that the country's management measures on sugar imports were in line with the World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, according to local newswires.

China Sugar

Ukraine sugar output reaches 569,400 tonnes

Ukrainian sugar mills processed 4.52 million tonnes of sugar beet into 569,400 tonnes of sugar as of October 16, the National Association of Sugar Producers (Ukrtsukor) reported.

Ukraine Beet Sugar
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Stevia takes larger share of new product launches

Launches of new food and beverage products containing stevia leaf sweeteners increased significantly in the first six months of 2018 compared with the first half of 2017.

Beverages International

Partnership yields first healthy soft drink product

German soft drink manufacturer, Sinalco, ingredient manufacturer, Taiyo, and sweetener specialist Sweethouse, have formed a strategic partnership to develop new beverage concepts for international markets.

Germany Commercial

Fight against sugar weighs on long-term outlook for world consumption

World sugar consumption is expected to rise in the short term, but demand growth in major markets is likely to slow in the coming years. Consumer concerns over health is one of the factors weighing on the consumption outlook for the sweetener.

Sugar Demand

Germany plans no sugar tax despite being Europe’s biggest soft drinks consumer

Germans drink an average of 140 litres per year of sugary drinks, more than any other European country, according to a new survey. Despite this, there are no plans to tax the drinks as a health or revenue measure.

Beverages Carbonates

New stevia plant helps massive production boost

Stevia manufacturer PureCircle has announced that its recently expanded production capacity now enables it to supply significantly more Reb M sweetener to global beverage and food companies, a quantity capable of sweetening about 500 million cases of zero-calorie carbonated soft drinks.

Sweeteners Beverages

Stevia benefits from backlash against sugar consumption

Stevia producer PureCircle has said that the number of product launches featuring stevia as an ingredient has gone up by 10% in a year.

Sweeteners Beverages
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