OUR LATEST NEWS

19 Mar
CIBE PRESS RELEASE: EUROPEAN BEET GROWERS MAKE AN URGENT APPEAL TO THE COMMISSION AND MEMBER STATES ON THE OCCASION OF THE HIGH LEVEL GROUP ON SUGAR

 

At a crucial turning point regarding the sustainability of sugar beet growing and in an unprecedented EU sugar market crisis, with sugar and beet prices at record lows, the CIBE President Eric Lainé highlighted to the High Level Group on Sugar today the 3 major challenges that sugar beet growers have to face: productivity & competitiveness, resilience and adjustment to markets.

 

19 Sep
CIBE PRESS RELEASE: THE CURRENT CRISIS IN THE EU BEET SUGAR SECTOR IS WITHOUT PRECEDENT: CIBE CALLS FOR URGENT RESPONSES AND ACTION

 

One year following the end of the quota regime, with world and EU sugar prices having reached historically low levels this summer, well below the reference threshold and the cost of production in the EU, the beet sugar sector in the EU continues to experience severe turbulences.

 

04 Jun
CIBE-CEFS-EFFAT JOINT LETTER - TRADE FOR ALL: THE EU-MERCOSUR NEGOTIATIONS

 

Representing European sugar manufacturers, sugar beet growers, and employees respectively, CEFS, CIBE, and EFFAT are watching with concern the ongoing EU-Mercosur trade negotiations. A joint letter was sent today to President Juncker, Commissioners Malmström and Hogan and responsible officials in DGs AGRI and TRADE.

 

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AgroCycle

 

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.

 

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SUGAR BEET AND SUSTAINABILITY


 

 

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.

 

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SUGAR BEET & GOOD PRACTICES