Sugar beet©Tim Scrivener
Sugar beet growers are well placed to compete against overseas producers once quotas are lifted in 2017 – but crop profitability is difficult to forecast, a market analyst has warned. Abolishing quotas would give the industry the opportunity to expand to supply the internal EU market as well as the wider world market, said Martin Todd, managing director of LMC International, a UK-based economic consultancy specialising in agricultural commodities. But British growers would also have to contend with competition from […]