Nigel Roper is British Sugar’s only grower west of the M5 motorway. When the last West Midlands sugar beet plant closed nearly a decade ago he stayed with the crop and this year his beet area is up nearly 20%. Tucked into the far south of Herefordshire close to the Welsh border, he now sees local anaerobic digestion (AD) plants giving him a growing market for his beet as the British Sugar price has soured. When the last beet plant […]