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EUROPEJSKICH
PLANTATORÓW BURAKA

CONFEDERATION
INTERNATIONALE DES
BETTERAVIERS
EUROPEENS

INTERNATIONALE
VEREINIGUNG
EUROPÄISCHER
RÜBENANBAUER

CONFEDERAZIONE
INTERNAZIONALE DEI
BIETICOLTORI EUROPEI

The 400,000 sugar beet growers represented by CIBE produce on average just under 20 million tonnes of white sugar per year from around 2 million hectares, intended mainly for the 600 million inhabitants of the CIBE member countries.

Members of CIBE are national and regional associations. At present CIBE represents sugar beet growers from 18 European beet-producing countries; this includes 160,000 growers from 16 EU countries (Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, the Slovak Republic, Sweden, the United Kingdom) as well as 240,000 growers from 2 non-EU countries (Switzerland and Turkey).

 
NEWS

 

2013 - 04 November

CIBE - CEFS - EFFAT - ANNOUNCEMENT:
"Members of the European beet sugar chain sign up for a joint sustainability partnership" 
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....Read More Here...
 

2013 - 27 JUNE

CIBE PRESS RELEASE:
"Agri Council & EP political agreement on CAP reform: "Sugar Deal" extends the sugar quota system only to 2017" Read More Here...
For the German version, click here...

2013 - 20 March

CIBE PRESS RELEASE:
"European Beet Growers concerned and disappointed by Agricouncil mandate on future European sugar policy" Read More Here...

2013 - 13 March

CIBE PRESS RELEASE:
"European Beet Growers welcome today's EP Plenary vote on future single CMO" Read More Here...

2013 - 07 March

COPA-COGECA PRESS RELEASE:
"Ahead of agricultural attache discussions and MEPs vote next week, COPA-COGECA sends letter calling for EU sugar production quotas to be kept until at least 2020" 
Read more here: EN, FR, IT, DE, PL

2013 - 06 March

CIBE PRESS RELEASE:
"Towards a sustainable and competitive sugar sector: Prolong the Single CMO for Sugar until the end of the 2019/2020 marketing year" Read More Here...
You can also read the CIBE joint statement on the Parliament Magazine online, click here...

2013 - 24 January

CIBE PRESS RELEASE:
''European Beet Growers welcome EP Agriculture Committee call for a prolongation of the current sugar provisions after 2015 and up to 2020"  Read More Here...


2012 - 3 December
CIBE PRESS RELEASE:
"European Beet Growers welcome progress of the discussions at EU Institutions's level." click here

2012 - 6 November
Joint press release and press statement after CIBE/CEFS/EFFAT/ACP meeting at the European Parliament regarding:
“CAP towards 2020: Can it ensure a smart, sustainable and inclusive future for the sugar sector?”
read more about the joint press release and the joint press statement ...

2012 - 11 September
CIBE PRESS RELEASE:
The EU Beet Growers' contribution to the EP debate and misconceptions of sugar refiners...  read more
You can also download the Explanatory Memorandum: 
The misconceptions of sugar refiners in Europe and their consequences... read more