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December 27, 2020
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No holiday for King Sugar as new crop starts Monday; BSI clarifies stance on production estimate for the season

But farmers are eager to get started as they will be expecting a much better crop than last year’s 893 thousand tons of cane and approximately [...]
December 11, 2020

“Sugar roads and cane quality remain major concerns at start of 2020 crop,” says Minister of Agriculture

Speaking on the quality of the roads this week, Mai explained that the recent floods have made them all impassable. He noted that surveyors were deployed [...]
August 27, 2020

Cane farmers getting bounty under GOB’s farmer assistance programme

The first $1.2 million of two million dollars from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) for sugar, allocated for drought relief, will be dispersed in September alongside [...]
March 23, 2020
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Sugar Industry Commits to continue 2020 crop

And so in a press statement, while it acknowledges "taking every precaution to protect all stakeholders, employees and work environment to prevent (the) spread" of coronavirus, [...]
February 13, 2020

New laboratory inaugurated to help cane farmers fight froghopper pest

The laboratory was inaugurated at the Sugar Industry Control Board Headquarters located at mile 66.5 on the Philip Goldson Highway in Buena Vista Village, Corozal yesterday.
December 18, 2019

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

The producer is backing up its words with two separate but related projects we visited in Orange Walk on Tuesday.
December 18, 2019

Sugar industry still waiting on Government assistance

However, it was because it was not enough, not because it was not needed.
December 18, 2019

Sugar girds up for difficult season ahead

Shortly after the New Year, on January 3, the industry’s stakeholders will meet to set a date for the start of the crop.