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The end of the cane sugar industry in Europe?

Brussels, 29 November 2012 – The European Sugar Refineries Association (ESRA) asks The European Parliament to avoid legislation that would largely destroy the cane sugar refining industry in Europe. The current proposal for...[more]


EU - Sugar refiners lobby for lower tariffs

Kingsman Sugar News Summary, 27 November 2012 - Cane sugar refiners in the European Union are under threat unless punitive import tariffs on raw sugar are relaxed, a European Sugar Refiners Association spokeswoman...[more]


Sugar cane refiners being discriminated against beet processors in Europe, new report says

Brussels, 13 November 2012 – According to a report recently released by independent consultant Joan Noble, “in a sense, cane sugar refiners are being discriminated against beet processors because they don’t have an...[more]


Maria do Céu Patrão Neves organiza Workshop sobre o sector Açúcar

13 November 2012 - Decorre hoje, dia 13 de Novembro de 2012, no Parlamento Europeu, em Bruxelas um Workshop sobre o tema: Açúcar: O que está para além de beterraba e quotas. O equilíbrio de mercado e a escolha do consumidor,...


Sweet future for beet sugar refiners

Financial Times, 14 November 2012 - Times are sweet for beet sugar refiners in Europe. Protected by production quotas and import tariffs, the region’s beet sugar refiners are racking up profits, and reporting operating margins...


London MEP accuses EU Commission of letting down citizens

11 September 2012 – A shortage of sugar cane imports into the EU is driving up the cost of sugar and threatening jobs in the manufacturing sector. The EU rules which have affected the trade of sugar cane were the subject of...[more]


The sugar refining industry in Bulgaria at risk of collapsing

Sofia, 14 September 2012 - The sugar refining industry in Bulgaria at risk of collapsing Representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and various Members of the European Parliament met today with all the sugar...[more]


Açúcar em risco de faltar

Sol, 03 August 2012 - As refinarias portuguesas estão em risco de ruptura e receiam que possa ter de ser feito um novo racionamento de açúcar no país, dado à falta crescente do produto. A emblemática fábrica Pastéis de Belém e a...[more]


Commission replies to refiners on sugar market woes

Agra Europe, 12 July 2012 – The European Commission has denied allegations that it has treated sugar refiners unfairly in its management of the EU sugar market, saying that persistently high world market prices are primarily to...[more]


Bitter sweet, the EU must do more to support the sugar refining sector

EP Magazine, 09 July 2012 – MEPs call on the commission to create a level playing field for sugar refiners in the EU. We believe that the EU deserves food security, competition, consumer choice and, most of all, jobs. On 4 July...[more]


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