International News

August 29, 2019
Isis Almeida and Fabiana Batista (Bloomberg) | https://bloom.bg/2k3fQy3 As Brazilian millers turn to ethanol, sugar production in the nation’s main growing region is now forecast to fall to a 14-year low. That’s according to influential industry group Unica, which expects sugar output in the... Read More
August 11, 2019
AG Journal | https://bit.ly/2KF3pSn The world sugar market, which has been battered by low prices, may soon get a reprieve, according to the head of the International Sugar Organization. Jose Orive, the group’s executive director, addressed the International Sweetener Symposium recently with... Read More
August 31, 2019
Karl R. Ocampo (Philippine Daily Inquirer) | https://bit.ly/2lxhf0c The country’s sugar capital is ready to boycott Coca-Cola products anew if the beverage company would proceed with its plan to switch to using high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) in its operations. Sugar industry leaders who talked to... Read More
July 25, 2019
ThaiVisa News | https://bit.ly/2YkbqRc BANGKOK, 25th July 2019 (NNT) - A sugar tax increase is going to take effect from October 1st, this the second round of taxes that the Thai government is levying on sugary drinks. From October the first, sugary beverages, namely sodas, ready-to-drink green tea,... Read More
July 29, 2019
Pitsinee Jitpleecheep & Phusadee Arunmas (Bangkok Post) | https://bit.ly/2JY2ux9 Thailand's beverage industry plans to become more innovative with products as the second phase of the excise tax on sugary drinks comes into force on Oct 1, 2019. A new alternative sweetener and products with less... Read More