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India: Maharashtra sugar output likely to fall by 20% in 2019-20 crushing season
DATE 17May 2019

After hitting an all-time high in 2018-19, sugar output in Maharashtra is likely to decline by 15 – 20 per cent in the crushing season 2019-20 (October – September) due to lower acreage in the current planting season. Sugar output in Maharashtra, the largest sweetener producing state in India, was reported at 10.07 million tonnes for the season 2018-19 (October – September),… Read More »

China: Brazil plans to export genetically modified sugarcane to China
DATE 17May 2019

Brazil’s Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply Minister will ask the Chinese authorities to allow sugar produced from genetically modified sugarcane to be exported to the country, according to statements made on Wednesday in Beijing. Minister Tereza Cristina Corrêa told Reuters that the matter will be discussed during a visit to China’s General Customs Administration this… Read More »

India: UP government announces crackdown on ‘sugarcane mafia’, invokes NSA
DATE 17May 2019

The Uttar Pradesh government has announced a crackdown on the state’s ‘sugarcane mafia’ and slapped the National Security Act (NSA) against such elements. The move comes ahead of the 2019-20 sugarcane crushing season which is still some months away. The NSA authorises the Centre or a State government to arrest a person, who poses a threat to national security. The act… Read More »

USA: Strategic analysis of global native organic cane sugar market
DATE 17May 2019

Sugar has been repeatedly demonized by some health experts, as it is the monolithic cause of insulin resistance and obesity. In terms of availability, versatility, convenience, texture, price, eco-friendliness and nutrition, the best substitute for the ubiquitous white crystal sugar is the Native Organic Cane Sugar. Native Organic Cane Sugar is sugar minus the cancer… Read More »

India: Global sugar deficit of 2.5 million tonnes seen in 2019/20-Sucden
DATE 17May 2019

Indian and Thai sugar production are expected to fall in the 2019/20 season, contributing to a global supply deficit, but large stockpiles in both countries are likely to continue to hang over the market, said Jeremy Austin, general director of Sucden Brazil. A global sugar deficit of 2.5 million tonnes is seen developing in 2019/20… Read More »