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Sugar drives export increase for first half of 2017

Sugar drives export increase for first half of 2017

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017. 8:13 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The sugar industry was Belize’s single largest revenue earning export for the first half of 2017, contributing largely to…

BSI and BSCFA in tension

BSI and BSCFA in tension

Posted: Saturday, July 22, 2017. 6:09 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The committee of management of the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association issued a press release stating that in a…

ASR Group to combat incoming sugar industry issues with productivity

ASR Group to combat incoming sugar industry issues with productivity

Posted: Friday, July 14, 2017. 9:18 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The American Sugar Refineries (ASR) Group, owners of Belize Sugar Industries (BSI), is planning on using increased productivity to…

Record amount of sugar with less cane; 2017/2018 sugar crop closes

Record amount of sugar with less cane; 2017/2018 sugar crop closes

Posted: Friday, July 7, 2017. 6:01 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The 2017/2018 Sugar crop, ended with the month of June, and American Sugar Refineries/Belize Sugar Industries (ASR/BSI) is reporting…

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…

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