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India: Maha sugarcane crushing season to start from October 20: CM
DATE 26Sep 2018

The sugarcane crushing season in Maharashtra will start from October 20, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced here Tuesday. He said the government would review the common recommendations of sugar associations and take appropriate decision.  

Singapore: Center-South Brazil H1 September cane crush falls 10.9% from H2 August-UNICA
DATE 26Sep 2018

A total of 38.51 million mt of sugarcane was crushed in Central-South Brazil in the first half of September, down 10.9% from 43.31 million mt crushed during the second half of August, and down 15.3% from 45.47 million mt crushed during the year-ago period, trade association UNICA data showed Tuesday.

India: Cabinet may consider Rs 4,500-cr package to sugar sector on Wednesday
DATE 26Sep 2018

The Cabinet is likely to consider Wednesday the Rs 4,500 crore package for the cash-starved sugar sector, which includes doubling production assistance to growers and transport subsidy for export up to 5 million tonnes in the next marketing season starting October, sources said.

Japan: Mitsui Sugar and Mitsui & Co. to buy Singapore firm for Southeast Asia and Middle East expansion
DATE 26Sep 2018

Leading sugar producer Mitsui Sugar Co. and trading house Mitsui & Co. will acquire a full stake in a Singapore sugar vendor for about $100 million to cash in on growing demand for sweeteners in Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Mitsui Sugar and its largest shareholder signed an agreement Friday to buy 70 percent… Read More »

Jamaica: Wisynco appointed exclusive distributor for Worthy Park Estate
DATE 26Sep 2018

WISYNCO Group Limited has negotiated a five-year exclusive distribution agreement with Worthy Park Estate Limited (WPEL) for the distribution of the company’s spirits and sugar. The deal follows an equity investment by Wisynco’s parent company, Wisynco Group (Caribbean) Limited (WGCL) into Worthy Parrk. Chairman of Wisynco William Mahfood said he considers the agreement a win-win… Read More »