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Belize Assumes Chairmanship of the ACP Subcommittee on Sugar

Belize Assumes Chairmanship of the ACP Subcommittee on Sugar

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017. 11:19 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: H.E Dr. Dylan Vernon, Ambassador of Belize to Belgium and the European Union (EU), assumed the chairmanship of the…

Troubled times ahead for Belize’s sugar industry as EU lifts quotas for beet sugar

Troubled times ahead for Belize’s sugar industry as EU lifts quotas for beet sugar

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017. 9:03 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The sugar industry in Belize and the greater Caribbean, may face massive declines in revenue as the European Union,…

Rains causing some losses for sugar cane farmers

Rains causing some losses for sugar cane farmers

Posted: December 22, 2015. 12:20 p.m. CST. By Dalila Ical: Rains over the last days have triggered several challenges for sugar cane farmers and the factory. Dampened, some saturated, fields…

2016 sugar crop underway

2016 sugar crop underway

Posted December 7, 2015. 7:16 pm CST. By Dalila Ical. The 2015/2016 sugar crop commenced today and the BSI factory began receiving deliveries at 10:00 in the morning. All the scheduling for…

2016 sugar crop officially open

2016 sugar crop officially open

Posted December 7, 2015. 2:03 pm CST. By Dalila Ical: The 2016 sugar crop began today. BMG understands that the Belize Progressive Sugar Cane Farmers Association will be making the first…

Sugar prices set to go up for the New Year

Sugar prices set to go up for the New Year

Posted: Friday, December 4th, 2015. 7:24 PM By Chrisbert Garcia: A release from the Belize Bureau of Standards issued today, served to inform the general public of the signing of…

Sugar gwain up!

Sugar gwain up!

Friday, November 27th, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: The Price of local sugar – both Brown and White – will see an increase of 25 cents per pound before Christmas. That…

Farmers receive low price for sugar cane

Farmers receive low price for sugar cane

Tuesday, November 10, 2015.  BMG: BMG has learned that the first estimate for prices of raw sugar cane has been released, and it is a blow to farmers in the…

Drones to assist Caneros in Orange Walk

Drones to assist Caneros in Orange Walk

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015. Orange Walk Bureau Reporting: New technology is being marketed in Belize that can positively impact the Sugar Industry. Yesterday, Inspection Robotica and Skynet a professional robotics…

Senator Hulse predicts smooth sugar crop opening

Senator Hulse predicts smooth sugar crop opening

Friday, September 25th, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: At this time of the year, for at least the past few years, it has not been unusual to hear of rumblings of…

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