August 19, 2022

Government stays neutral as BSCFA/BSI/ASR wrangle over commercial agreement continues

Earlier this month, the Prime Minister told reporters that he had met with both sides and decided that the Government should not try to interfere in [...]
August 19, 2022

With rising prices the 2021-2022 sugar crop could have been better; final figures are in

A total of 1,162,234 tons of cane was delivered across 214 days, producing 125,267 metric tons of sugar. However, for various reasons the percentage of cane [...]
July 27, 2022

Belize Sugar Cane Farmers’ Association calls for Government intervention in stalled Commercial Agreement negotiations

And to get one in time for the new season, Chairman of the BSCFA Andy Westby told Breaking Belize News (BBN) this afternoon, it will take [...]
July 27, 2022

Sugar crop ends Friday; Sugar Cane Farmers’ Association says “challenging” season fell short of expectations

An official closing event will be held on Friday morning, July 29, at the BSI Compound at Tower Hill commencing at 9:30 a.m.
July 6, 2022

Labour Department, Santander Sugar Group – Belize hold job preparedness training for 15 participants/job seekers

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Labour Department and the Santander Sugar Group - Belize held a job preparedness training for 15 participants/job seekers, according to the Ministry [...]
July 5, 2022

Overall exports for January to May up by over 11 percent – sugar exports dip

Revenues from sugar from January-May totaled $53.4 million, a reduction of $8.4 million when compared to the $61.8 million recorded for the same period last year.
May 25, 2022

Belize’s sugar industry stands to benefit from India’s move to restrict its sugar exports

International sugar prices spiraled by 20% over the last year, according to the Business Insider. Prices have been driven up by several factors, including the COVID-19 [...]
May 18, 2022

Sugar crop in the north looking good as end of season approaches

As of May 8, 2022, 18 weeks into the crop, some 769,943 tons of cane had been ground, from which 86,681 tons of sugar had been [...]