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21 Nov
JOINT PRESS RELEASE: CIBE, CEFS, COPA-COGECA AND EFFAT STRONGLY WARN THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION TO REJECT ANY ATTEMPT TO INCLUDE SUGAR IN THE REVISED TRADE OFFER TO MERCOSUR

 

This statement comes as the EU plans to modify its market access offer to Mercosur to include sensitive products, among them sugar, during the next round of trade talks between 4 and 10 December.
 

09 Nov
PRESS RELEASE - EUROPEAN SUGAR BEET GROWERS WARN THAT THEIR PRODUCTIVITY AND SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES ARE UNDER THREAT

 

At their annual Technical and Reception Control Committee today in Chantilly, France, European beet growers discussed various issues related to growing, harvesting and delivering beet to the sugar factory. Fundamental changes are at work with the end of quotas and with the possibilities of using of plant protection products that deeply impact the way farmers grow and deliver their beet.

14 Sep
THE 2015/16 BEET PROCESSING CAMPAIGN HAS STARTED IN SOME EU COUNTRIES

 

Other campaign starts as expected during the next two weeks. Across the Nordzucker Group, the Campaign begins: average yields and shorter processing times are expected.

 

10 Sep
2,000 SWISS SUGAR BEET GROWERS DEMONSTRATED TO SAVE THE SUGAR INDUSTRY

 

«Rettet den Schweizer Zucker» – dies forderten gegen 2000 Rübenpflanzer auf einem Feld bei Kirchberg (BE). Sie glauben, dass durch ungünstige Marktverhältnisse der Zuckeranbau in der Schweiz gefährdet ist.

 

 
LATEST TWEETS FROM CIBE
 

SUGAR BEET AND SUSTAINABILITY

 

PLANT PROTECTION PRODUCTS

 

 

In October 2013, 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.

 

Sustainability Partnership

 

 

 

CIBE takes part in the AgroCycle project, a Sino-EU collaborative research venture, funded by the European Commission under its Horizon 2020 programme to create a protocol for the implementation of the 'circular economy' across the agri-food sector.

 

AgroCycle