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Set Alert for Sugar

Half Year Outlook 2018: World sugar surplus to rise even further

A second consecutive year of a global sugar surplus could lead to prices remaining under pressure for the foreseeable future.

Sugar Beet Sugar Cane Sugar

Cane crush in Brazil shows familiar picture in H2 July

Sugar mills in Brazil's Centre/South crushed 47.347 mln tonnes of cane in the second half of July, up from 44.879 mln in the first half of the month but down 7.0% from the 50.907 mln in the same period a year ago, Unica data showed.

Brazil Sugar Cane Sugar


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

Russian sugar beet campaign sees slow start

The Russian Sugar Producers Union reported there were 10 out of 75 sugar mills operational in Russia as of August 13.

Russian Federation Beet Sugar

Futures Review: Raw sugar falls to fresh 3-year low

Raw sugar futures in New York fell to a fresh three-year low with pressure stemming from a weakening Brazilian real and broad-based commodity weakness.

Sugar Futures

Australia sugar cane harvest down y-o-y

Sugar mills crushed 1.563 million tonnes of cane in the week to August 5, down from 1.608 mln last week and also below the 1.568 mln in the same week in 2017, Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC) data show.

Sugar Cane Sugar

USDA sees higher sugar stocks-to-use ratio

The USDA upped its outlook for sugar supplies in 2018/19 amid higher production of both beet and cane.


Sugar United States

Futures Review: Sugar sags on weak Brazilian currency

Raw sugar futures in New York tumbled 3% to near a three-year low amid a the sharply lower currency in Brazil.


Sugar Cane Sugar

Weekly Review: Currency, weather challenge sugar price recovery

Concerns about dry weather in Europe and Brazil denting crop yields failed to stop speculative selling again weakening the chart profile for sugar futures.

Sugar Brazil
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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

Massive increase in natural sweetener production

PureCircle, the world's leading producer of stevia sweeteners for the global beverage and food industries, will treble the amount of StarLeaf stevia it plants in 2018.

Beverages Sweeteners

Cargill to invest USD240m in Indian food processing

US commodities giant Cargill has announced it is investing USD240 million in India over the next five years.

Cargill Commercial

Hershey’s Q3 profits see 20% rise

US chocolate and confectionery maker Hershey reported a 20% profit increase during its third quarter. 

Financial Results Cocoa
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