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Global Outlook: World sugar production to hit four-year low

A drop in global sugar production in 2019/20 may be bigger than previously thought.

Sugar Cane Sugar Beet Sugar

Australian sugar consolidation process comes to an end

Australia's sugar crop will drop by almost 10% in 2019/20 as poor weather conditions affected cane and sugar yields, sister title FO Licht outlines.

Australia Sugar Cane Sugar


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Weekly Review: Is over 15¢ sugar’s new normal?

Sugar has had less help from energy markets recently, firming ideas that Brazil will switch more of its cane crush from ethanol to the sweetener. 

Sugar Cane Sugar

Futures Review: Sugar settles weaker

Raw sugar futures in New York settled weaker after two sessions of gains as the market was under pressure from a weakening of the Brazilian real to a fresh all-time low.

Futures Sugar

Philippines sugar output slips y-o-y

Philippines sugar production in the week ended February 2 fell in year-ago comparisons, SRA data showed.

Philippines Sugar

Futures Review: Sugar posts solid gains

Raw sugar futures in New York ended higher as the market is showing renewed strength after a period of consolidation which followed on last week's advance to a May 2017 high of 15.90¢/lb.

Sugar Cane Sugar

El Salvador sugar production sees marginal rise

El Salvador’s sugar output rose up slightly in the week to February 16, industry data showed.

El Salvador Cane Sugar

Thai daily sugar crushing drops to 600,000 tonnes

Thailand’s sugar cane crushing reached 69.323 million tonnes as of February 17, down from 83.770 mln processed by the same time last year when the harvest started 12 days earlier, industry data showed.

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Poland mulls concept of sugar tax on smaller drinks packs

On February 12, Poland’s parliament (Sejm) debated a charge on sugar-sweetened drinks and alcohol in packages up to 300ml.

Poland Beverages

China's saccharin production rises 8.4% in 2019

China's three designated saccharin manufactures produced 17,584.605 tonnes of saccharin in calendar 2019, up 8.42% from 16,219.68 tonnes the year before, according to the National Saccharin Collaboration Group.

China Sweeteners

Chile’s draconian anti-sugar programme enjoys startling success

Consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks has dropped by nearly a quarter since Chile implemented a far-reaching campaign against sugar, salt and fat in processed foods and drinks.

Chile Beverages

Coca-Cola New Zealand intends to cut sugar content by one-fifth

Coca-Cola New Zealand’s commitment builds upon the company’s ongoing work to reduce sugar in existing drinks, develop new no and low sugar options, provide smaller pack sizes and dedicate significant marketing efforts to promote no- and low-sugar alternatives.

New Zealand Beverages

Strong growth forecast for stevia use in beverages

The size of the global stevia market is estimated to be USD844.2 million by 2025. Growing concerns about health and nutrition are a major factor driving high demand for natural sweeteners worldwide.

International United States

Thai energy drink manufacturer decides to relocate manufacture

Carabao Energy Drinks will move beverage production from Refresco in the Netherlands to a new purpose-built factory in Thailand.

Thailand Beverages
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