sugar beet harvest© Tim Scrivener
Beet processor British Sugar reported a rise in its half-year profits driven by higher sugar prices, lower beet costs and the weakness of the pound. The sugar business also expects an improvement in its annual profits up to mid-September, while the group is seeing a sharp rise in beet planting this spring. The beet harvest of 2016 produced a sugar output of 900,000t, below its record 2014 crop of 1.45m tonnes, but the group said the contracted beet area this […]
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