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December 17, 2021

BSI/ASR accuses BSCFA of “threatening to disrupt the start of 2021-22 sugar cane crop”

Posted: Friday, December 17, 2021. 3:21 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: Belize Sugar Industries Limited/American Sugar Refining (BSI/ASR) has hit back at the Belize Sugar Cane […]
December 8, 2021

BSCFA clarifies story on Fairtrade status; says it is certified until 2024

Posted: Wednesday, December 8, 2021. 7:58 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: The Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSCFA) has issued a statement clarifying their status with respect to Fairtrade certification. On Tuesday, […]
December 8, 2021

BSCFA rejects latest commercial agreement proposals

Posted: Wednesday, December 8, 2021. 7:04 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: The Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSCFA) says it finds “untenable” and “not fair” the […]
December 8, 2021

Leaked letter suggests BSCFA needs to reach agreement with BSI or risk decertification from Fairtrade; not so says the BSCFA

Posted: Wednesday, December 8, 2021. 5:37 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: A leaked letter released by elements within the BSI/ASR group and purportedly coming from Fairtrade […]
December 6, 2021

Corozal Sugar Cane Farmers Association issues clarifications on “propaganda campaign”

Posted: Monday, December 6, 2021. 10:42 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: BELIZE CITY, Mon. Dec. 6, 2021. Separately from its joint endorsement with the Progressive Sugar […]
December 6, 2021

Progressive, Corozal Sugar Cane Farmers’ Association thank senators for voting down sugar industry amendment

Posted: Monday, December 6, 2021. 7:54 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: Hours after the Senate met in Belmopan, the Progressive Sugar Cane Farmers Association (“Progressive”) and […]
December 5, 2021

Largest Cane Farmers’ Association praises Government, says they’re ready for season

Posted: Sunday, December 5, 2021. 10:36 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: Sunday’s statement by the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSCFA) covered two issues: the amendments […]
December 4, 2021

“The last choice:” Government moves to legislate intervention in sugar association disputes.

Posted: Saturday, December 4, 2021. 3:59 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: BELIZE CITY, Sat. Dec. 4, 2021 An amendment to the Sugar Industry Act proposes to […]