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SUGAR BEET IN THE EU
20 Aug
OPEN INVITATION TO STAKEHOLDERS – EU BSSP – STAKEHOLDER ROUNDTABLE AT EXPO MILAN ON 9 SEPTEMBER 2015

 

 

We would like to introduce the work of the EU Beet Sugar Sustainability Partnership.

Formed in 2013 as a coalition between EU beet growers (represented by CIBE), sugar producers (CEFS) and trade unions in the food and agriculture sectors (EFFAT), the Partnership exists to demonstrate sustainability throughout the beet sugar industry in the region.

 

05 Jun
CIBE CONGRESS 2015 - PRESS RELEASE

 

The Congress hosted contributions from numerous Guests from the European Union Institutions, Research Institutes along with the latest news and insights from CIBE Members. 

 

  
 
The 300,000 sugar beet growers represented by CIBE produce on average just under 20 million tonnes of white sugar equivalent per year from around 2 million hectares, intended mainly for the 600 million inhabitants of the CIBE member countries.
           
 

 

SUGAR BEET AND BIOECONOMY VALUE CHAIN

 

 

 

 

   

Sugar Beet contributes every year to the EU Bioeconomy with:

 

  • Around 18 million tonnes of Sugar for food consumption

 

  • Around 1.6 million tonnes of Sugar Syrups for Ethanol production

 

  • Around 0.8 million tonnes of Sugar Syrups for Chemical Industry

 

  • Around 20-40,000 hectares of sugar beet are converted yearly into biogas for heat and electricity

 

  • Close to 5 million tonnes of beet pulp (dry matter equivalent) for feed

 

 

 

 
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28 Aug
BEET INCOME IS PLUMMETING, FRENCH BEET GROWERS SUPPORT FARMERS’ DEMONSTRATIONS ON 3RD SEPTEMBER IN PARIS AND 7TH SEPTEMBER IN BRUSSELS (FR)

 

Réuni en Conseil d'Administration le Jeudi 27 Août, les Planteurs de betteraves ont constaté une rémunération des betteraves sucrières pour la récolte 2014 en forte diminution liée à la chute du prix du sucre dans l'Union européenne, provoquée par les mesures exceptionnelles d'importation prises par la Commission de Bruxelles.

 

14 Aug
RRV EXAMINES MAXIMUM PERIOD FOR USING FRESH BEET IN BIOGAS PLANTS (DE)

 

Landwirtschaftsministerium NRW fördert praxisnahes Forschungsprojekt

 

 
In October 2013, 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.
           
 

 

Throughtout the year, CIBE organise meetings, such as General Assembly or Congress which allow to share information between its Members and discuss several topics.

 

CIBE's Staff also attends several external events.

 

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