Towards a NEW MARKET…

In October 2017, the European Union will abolish the system which has always supported the community sugar market. This change will end the distinction between quota and non-quota sugar and will thus remove the barriers to exports. The aim is to create a more competitive sector able to generate lower prices, preparing the European sugar market […]

The price collapse

For more than a year, world sugar prices have continued to drop. The constant erosion of prices is explained by the large stocks and the offer which exceeds world demand. In the EU, the price of sugar has dropped drastically. The average price in the Community of €433/ton recorded in December 2014 was the lowest market value […]