• Cane refiners provide customer choice and food security as they use different raw material for sugar


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]

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]