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From 3rd to 6th of June 2015, the International Confederation of European Beet Growers (C.I.B.E.) had its Congress in Berlin. C.I.B.E. Members and Guests gathered to discuss and exchange on the future of the sector in the EU and worldwide. The Congress hosted contributions from numerous Guests from the European Union Institutions, Research Institutes along with the latest news and insights from CIBE Members.
Please find the PRESS RELEASE HERE
The motions voted during the final session are available at the following links:
From the 3rd to the 6th of June 2015 CIBE Members and their guests will gather to discuss and exchange on the future of the sector in the EU and worldwide.
The Congress will take place at the Maritim proArte Hotel in Berlin and will host contributions from numerous guests from the EU institutions, research institutes along with the latest news and insights from CIBE members.
Follow the Congres on Twitter with the hashtag #CIBECongress
For your information, you can start collecting your Congress Bag the afternoon before the beginning of Congress, on Tuesday 2nd June from 2pm to 8pm.
On the 17th of April CIBE held its annual General Assembly chaired by CIBE president Bernhard Conzen
Here you can download the press release summarizing the outcome of the meeting
The EU Sugar policy as from 1 October 2017 will be one of the most liberal among major world sugar producers:
"Beet harvesting and processing in Europe is well underwayIn most regions, the beet processing campaign is now more or less at the half-way stage - we are expecing a long campaign - while beet lifting is close to being finished. Overall a very good crop, with the somewhat below average sugar content increase compensated by above average root growth.
"European sugar beet growers call on the European Commission to ensure legal clarity and market stability of the EU sugar market up to 2020"
"Members ofthe European beet sugar chain sign up for a joint sustainability partnership"
The European beet growers (CIBE), sugar producers (CEFS) and trade unions of the food and agriculture sector (EFFAT) have formalised a landmark agreement to jointly highlight and report on representative Good Practices of sustainable production of beet sugar in the EU...