USA: Brazil Sugar Crush Up 4.4% in 2H June as Sao Paulo Boosted Output
DATE 14Jul 2021

Brazilian sugar mills in the country’s center-south region crushed more cane in the second half of June compared with a year earlier, as mills in the state of Sao Paulo boosted output, according to industry group Unica. Center-south mills crushed 45 million metric tons of cane in the period, an increase of 4.4% from the… Read More »

USA: WASDE maintains forecast for corn use in ethanol
DATE 14Jul 2021

The USDA maintained its forecast for 2021-’22 corn use in ethanol in its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, released July 12. The forecast for the season-average corn price was lowered. When compared to last month, the July WASDE’s corn outlook is for larger supplies, greater feed and residual use, increased exports, and… Read More »

Uganda: Low Sugarcane Prices Push Busoga Farmers Towards the Cliff
DATE 14Jul 2021

Sugarcane plantations, which spread across tracts of land in Busoga are the economic pulse of the sub-region that holds more than 50 per cent of the country’s milling sugar factories. Almost every parcel of land is utilised to the extent that of the 11 districts in the sub-region, 10 are engaged in large-scale sugarcane farming.… Read More »

USA: Shell-Cosan Venture Is Said to Seek $13.5 Billion IPO Valuation
DATE 14Jul 2021

Raizen SA, a joint venture between Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Brazil conglomerate Cosan SA, is seeking a valuation of about 70 billion reais ($13.5 billion) in its upcoming initial public offering, people familiar with the matter said. The firm, Brazil’s largest sugar and ethanol producer, plans to sell a stake of about 10% in… Read More »

India: A Water Crisis Is Hiding Behind India’s Sugar Dominance
DATE 14Jul 2021

On a cold morning in the early winter of 2019, Shekhar Chauhan reached his small sugarcane farm to start a regular work day, only to find it flooded. The boundary of a nearby drain had broken and water spilled into the farms in the Muzaffarnagar district of the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. A… Read More »