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USA: Brazil sugar mills see better outlook, eye shift back to sweetener
DATE 30Oct 2018

Brazilian sugar and ethanol producers said on Monday that the outlook for the sector is gradually improving and that better prospects for next year’s season could include shifting more production back to the sweetener. Millers taking part in Datagro’s international sugar conference in São Paulo said that a recent price rally in New York could… Read More »

USA: Brazil’s Bolsonaro backs Ethanol industry, pledges partnership
DATE 30Oct 2018

President-elect Jair Bolsonaro backed Brazil’s ethanol industry and pledged to be a partner of the biofuel sector, according to remarks aired on Monday during an international sugar conference in Sao Paulo. Right-wing Bolsonaro, who beat leftist Fernando Haddad in a run-off vote on Sunday, said in a video that he would like to see Brazil… Read More »

USA: Green energy and rum offer next act for sugar in Mauritius
DATE 30Oct 2018

In an old stone warehouse in Port Louis, mountains of sacks filled with sugar are piled high. Some are from Thailand, some are from India and others, containing the best quality product, are from Mauritius itself. It might seem strange that Mauritius — once known as a sugar plantation — should be importing sugar at… Read More »

India: ISMA has lowered India’s 2018-19 sugar production estimate by 11.26%
DATE 30Oct 2018

Private sugarNSE 1.25 % industry body, Indian Sugar Mills Association has lowered India’s 2018-19 sugar production estimate by 11.26% at 315 lakh tonnes as compared to its earlier estimate of 355 lakh tonnes. Sugar production during the current 2018-19 SS is being reported to be lower than what was expected about 3-4 months back. The… Read More »

India: Workshop in Sugarcane R&D
DATE 30Oct 2018

The 49th Workshop on Sugarcane Research and Development of Tamilnadu and Puducherry would be conducted at Erode on 1st and 2nd November. It will be hosted by the Sakthi Sugars Ltd., Appakudal. The workshop will be attended by Sugarcane cultivators, crusher Sugar Mills and scientists of the two States. In addition ICAR and sugarcane breeders… Read More »