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Commissioner defends damaging sugar regime to MEPs

04 July 2012 – EU Agriculture Commissioner Dacian Cioloş today met with a group of Members of the European Parliament who had written protesting against the European Commission’s competition-distorting sugar regime. Thousands of...[more]


EU sugar price leaves bitter taste

Financial Times, 04 July 2012 – Along with consumers and companies such as Nestlé, Coca-Cola and Kraft, European sugar cane refiners are among the losers. On the other hand, the beet sugar industry – which includes companies...[more]


Sugar Cane: MEPs

The Parliament, 03 July 2012 – Currently because of strict EU preferential access rules, cane sugar refiners are unable to source sugar cane in the quantities that they need. In July, European agriculture commissioner Dacian...[more]


Normativas de importacao da UE poem em risco sector e refinacao de acucar

Publico, 15 June 2012 – As regras europeias acerca da importação de rama de cana-de-açúcar ditam que os países em vias de desenvolvimento sejam os principais fornecedores desta matéria para a indústria europeia. Mas esses países...[more]


62 MEPs call for sweeter deal for sugar cane refiners

24 May 2012 – EU rules on sugar are making the EU’s sugar refineries unviable with thousands of highly-skilled jobs at risk across Europe. London Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis has led the charge against the European...[more]


Europe's cane sugar refiners what is fair competition

Agra Europe, 01 May 2012 – Casual observers of Europe’s sugar market may be perplexed by the current situation. White sugar prices in Europe have risen 36% in 12 months, leaving them at 40% premium to world prices. At the same...[more]


London MEP calls for level playing field for sugar cane importers

07 March 2012 – Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis today met with officials from the European Commission to fight EU rules which are threatening jobs at Tate am; Lyle Sugars Silvertown refinery in her London constituency....[more]


London MEP says Brussels rules must not put jobs at Tate & Lyle at risk

15 February 2012 – Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis has today condemned nonsensical EU rules which are threatening jobs at Tate & Lyle’s Silvertown refinery in her London constituency. EU preferential access to sugar cane...[more]


Refiners call on Commission to stick to import plan

AgraNet, 25 January 2012 – The European Sugar Refiners Association (ESRA) criticised the European Commission for cancelling the three remaining tenders for imports at reduced duties in January and February. [more]


European Commission should keep to the plan. Europe’s cane sugar refiners respond to the suspension of import tenders

Brussels, 12 January 2012 - European Commission should keep to the plan. Europe’s cane sugar refiners respond to the suspension of import tenders Last Thursday the European Commission defied the wishes of 14 EU...[more]


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