March 23, 2020
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Sugar Industry Commits to continue 2020 crop

Posted: Monday, March 23, 2020. 7:47 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: Already off to a late start due to the lingering effects of a drought last […]
February 13, 2020

New laboratory inaugurated to help cane farmers fight froghopper pest

Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2020. 1:58 pm CST. By BBN Staff: This week, the Government of Belize (GOB) and the European Union (EU) inaugurated the first […]
December 18, 2019

B.S.I. roots future of sugar industry in demonstration plots

Posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2019. 6:05 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: Back in October, Belize Sugar Industries Limited/American Sugar Refining (BSI/ASR) director Mac Maclachlan discussed what the […]
December 18, 2019

Sugar industry still waiting on Government assistance

Posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2019. 5:24 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: Cane farmers turned down $300,000 in Government assistance offered at the height of the Northern drought […]
December 18, 2019

Sugar girds up for difficult season ahead

Posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2019. 4:21 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: Cane farmers in the Corozal and Orange Walk Districts will not be sleeping easy for the […]
December 18, 2019

Why was Marcos Osorio dropped from sugar research institute?

Posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2019. 4:14 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: The Director of the Sugar Industry Research Development Institute (SIRDI), Marcos Osorio, has been removed by […]
August 21, 2019
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Cane price stays low despite record production

Posted: Wednesday, August 21, 2019. 5:49 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: Farmers of sugar cane have gotten 91.5% of their second payment estimate for the just-ended […]
July 16, 2019
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Sugar salutes another record-breaking season

Posted: Tuesday, July 16, 2019. 2:45 am CST. By Aaron Humes: Belize Sugar Industries/American Sugar Refining (BSI/ASR) has hailed another successful and record-breaking harvest season. As […]