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Rabobank has published a new Q3 report looking at the global sugar industry, looking at pricing, stocks, consumption and an outlook for the coming year.
A Louisiana cane agronomist says the US sugar industry could improve efficiency by incorporating Australian practices.
SAO PAULO, Sept 11 (Reuters) – Perfect weather in the second half of August allowed Brazil’s center-south cane mills to hit a second straight record fortnight, churning out 3.34 million tonnes of sugar, up 12.4 percent from a year earlier, industry association Unica said on Tuesday.
Sugar quotas should be extended to 2020 to give EU beet producers more time to adapt to a free market environment, several members of the European Parliament’s agriculture committee (ComAgri) argued this week.
Sugar beet yields in some leading EU producers are expected to fall this year after hot weather last month hindered crop development.
No federal aid exists for the nearly $100 million in damage that Hurricane Isaac unleashed on crops across Louisiana.
The contaminated sugar came from a 14,000-metric-ton shipment that has been on the market since July and is “not suitable for domestic consumption,” the Dominican Republic’s consumer protection agency said.