Category: Sugar Sector News

Indonesia: Government allocates land for sugar investors in Lampung.

To make the country self-sufficient in sugar production, the government has provided some 200,000 hectares of land in Lampung province for prospective investors.

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Brazil: Cargill Buys Acucareira Corona

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Indonesia: Governmentt to help Sampoerna set up sugar business in Papua

The government will assist the Sampoerna family in setting up sugar plantations and processing plants in Merauke, Papua, after the they handed over their empire to cigarette giant Philip Morris in February.

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Indonesia: Sampoerna Plans New Sugar Investments

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Indonesia: Local Govt in Cirebon, West Java, to open new sugarcane fields to create more jobs

National News – March 19, 2005 Nana Rukmana, The Jakarta Post – Cirebon The West Java provincial administration plans to open an 18,000-hectare sugarcane plantation to boost sugar production and create new jobs, a senior official says. Sugarcane plantations in the province are expected to provide a total of 20,000 jobs, said Mulyana Sukandar, the …

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Indonesia: State-owned company PTPN IX admits: All sugar currently circulating in Central Java is imported

“State-owned Plantation Company Number Nine, known as PTPN IX, has admitted today that all the sugar currently circulating in Central Java is imported, as stocks of locally-produced sugar have been totally depleted. PTPN IX, which is one of the state-owned plantation companies licensed by the Government to import sugar, has admitted that 4000 tonnes was …

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South Africa: Illovo Sugar Sells Umfolozi mill

Continuing its “strategic realignment” of assets, Illovo Sugar announced on 11 February that it had completed the sale of Umfolozi mill to Umovti Transport, a Black economic empowerment company.

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