• Sugar Beet fuels the European bio economy (food, feed, biofuels, biogas, bio products) Sugar Beet,
    a model of sustainability
    Sugar Beet,
    a local production which supports rural economy
    INTERNATIONAL
    CONFEDERATION
    OF EUROPEAN
    BEET GROWERS

►  SUGAR BEET & SUSTAINABILITY

    

   

       - Horizon 2020 reserach project          AgroCycle

 

            - The EU Beet Sugar Sustainability           Partnership

 

       

       - Integrative Sustainability           analysis of industrial Sugar          production

 


         - Unbeatable beet!

 

      

        - Sugar Beet: a model of

          Sustainability

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The reduction of energy use and water demand, the resource efficiency approach, the valorization of co and by-products, reaching the ‘zero-waste’ objective, and cutting its greenhouse gas emissions enables the sugar industry to remain competitive while contributing positively to the preservation of the environment.

 

 

Several instruments and practices are used throughout the sugar beet life cycle:

 

              - Rotation choices

 

              - Variety choices

 

              - Seed acquisition

 

              - Seedbed preparation

 

              - Plant growth and nutrition

 

              - Plant health