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17 July 2014
Indian Sugarcane Acreage Down by Two Per Cent in 2014-15
INDIA - Indian sugarcane acreage has estimated to be around 5.23 million hectares (ha) during 2014-15 sugar season, down by 2 per cent, as compared to the same period last year, Indian Sugar...
15 July 2014
Global Diets Are Changing, Increasing in Protein
GLOBAL - Cereals are still at the core of what people eat, but diets are becoming higher in protein, fats and sugar in many parts of the world as incomes rise and urbanisation increases, with...
14 July 2014
Promising Outlook for Brazil 2014 Crops
BRAZIL - The production outlook for many of Brazil's most important agricultural crops in 2014 is extremely good, with the possibility of record-breaking levels for some, according to Rabobank's...
03 July 2014
How Will Latin America Handle El Niño Threat?
LATIN AMERICA - Latin America is in a better position to face the effects of the forecasted El Niño, than on previous occasions due to fiscal improvements in many of the region's economies over...
01 July 2014
First-Ever State of the Ethanol Industry Report Released
EU - The European Renewable Ethanol Industry Association (ePURE) has published its first ever State of the Industry Report, provinding an overview of the situation of renewable ethanol production...
30 June 2014
Severe, Heavy Rain Threat in Midwest Continues Monday
US - Weekend storms swept across the Midwest and more rain is expected on Monday. ...
16 June 2014
NCDEX Unveils Globally Aligned Sugar Contract
INDIA - Mumbai based National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX), a leading commodity exchange has announced that its sugar contracts October 2014 onwards have now been aligned...
06 June 2014
ISMA Seeks Sugar Import Duty Hiked to 40 Per Cent
INDIA - Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) has asked the new government to hike import duty on sugar to 40 per cent from the current 15 per cent duty....
04 June 2014
CCI Clears Wilmar-Renuka Sugars Deal
INDIA - Competition Commission of India, a fair play watch dog has cleared purchase of shares by Singapore-based Wilmar Sugar Holdings in Shree Renuka Sugars....
28 May 2014
Indian Sugar Output Down by 3.2 Per Cent to mid-May 2014
INDIA - India’s sugar production has recorded a 3.2 per cent drop till the mid-May 2014 at 23.9 million tonnes during the sugar season (October-September), writes Jagdish Kumar....
20 May 2014
India Food Output Target Up by 1 million Tonnes
INDIA - India is likely to produce 264.38 million tonnes of food grains during 2013-14 (includes kharif 2013 and rabi 2013-14 crops), according to the Indian agriculture ministry, writes Jagdish...
Mozambique Plans to Start Ethanol Production
MOZAMBIQUE - Experts in Mozambique are meeting to discuss strategies for producing clean energy to reduce pollution and costs in the import of fossil fuel....
19 May 2014
Increased Numbers of Cane Harvest to go to Ethanol
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) predicts a surge in the amount of cane harvest that is used in ethanol production....
12 May 2014
Indian Sugar Output Down by 3.45 Per Cent
INDIA - Indian sugar production has recorded a 3.45 per cent decrease at 23.7 million tonnes during 2013-14 sugar season (October-September) period ended 30 April....
Approval for Expansion of Regulations for High Density Sugar Varieties Sought
TURKEY - The Turkish beet sugar sector is about 5.2 billion Turkish Lira (TL), or US$ 2.47 billion (2.1TL/$1). There are 33 factories belonging to 7 companies operating in the beet sugar sector...
09 May 2014
FAO Food Price Index Fell in April
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 209.3 points in April 2014, down 3.5 points, or 1.6 per cent, from March and 7.6 points, or 3.5 per cent, below April 2013....
08 May 2014
Haryana's First Ethanol Plant Starts Operations
INDIA - Haryana, India, has opened and started operations at the state's first ethanol plant in the Panipat Cooperative Sugar Mills....
02 May 2014
Cellulosic Biofuels Production Hike
US - Producers of cellulosic ethanol say they can produce more of the fuel this year than the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed last November....
Focusing on Feed at Cereals 2014
UK - At next month’s Cereals, HGCA will have a special exhibit focusing on the importance of animal feed which is the single largest end use from UK arable farms....
29 April 2014
Zimbabwe Sugarcane Production Projected to Drop
ZIMBABWE - In the 2014/15 MY, Zimbabwe’s sugar cane output is projected to drop by three per cent to 3.8 million metric tons (MMT), due to a 12 per cent drop in area harvested....
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Higher Overnight
US - July corn futures closed up 1 cent at $5.13 3/4 Monday. Prices closed near mid-range and did hit a two-week high early on. ...
28 April 2014
Honduras Sugar Production Forecast up for MY 2014/2015
HONDURAS - In Honduras, the production, commerce, and distribution of sugar are controlled by the private sector. Cane sugar production is carried out on 55,000 hectares of land. The sugar mills...
25 April 2014
Pakistan's MY 2013/14 Sugar Production Estimate Increased
PAKISTAN - Sugarcane is an important industrial and cash crop in Pakistan. Current year’s increase in sugarcane cropped area and opportune monsoon rains provided optimum moisture, a key factor...
24 April 2014
Australian Sugar Output Forecast to Rebound in 2014/15
AUSTRALIA - The Australian sugar industry produces raw and refined sugar from sugarcane....
23 April 2014
Thailand's MY2013/14 Sugar Production Expected to Increase
THAILAND - MY2013/14 sugar production is expected to increase to 11.4 million metric tons, up 14 per cent from the previous year due to a better than expected average sugar extraction rate resulting...
22 April 2014
El Salvador's Sugar Industry to Benefit from Higher Yielding Varieties
EL SALVADOR - Higher yielding sugarcane varieties, diversification of the industry into the production of energy and alcohol/ethanol, investment in milling equipment to improve sugar yields,...
Guatemala's Sugar Production Increase Dependent on Yield Increases
GUATEMALA - Guatemalan sugarcane planted area has been expanding by three per cent (average annual basis) for the past ten years. However, lack of available land and poor country infrastructure...
Russia's Sugar Production Forecast to Remain Same as Last Year
RUSSIA - Given average weather, FAS/Moscow forecasts Russia’s sugar beet production in 2014 to be 39 million metric tons (MMT), the same as last year....
Venezuelan Sugar Production Estimated to Fall in MY 2013/2014
VENEZUELA - A combination of price controls, decreasing cane planted area, fear of land expropriation, and large amounts of imports continue to negatively impact the domestic sugar industry....
17 April 2014
US Ethanol Exports to Reach Record Level
US - The ethanol industry is expecting to export a record amount of ethanol in 2014, reports Nebraska Ethanol Board....
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