March 10, 2021
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Sugar cane season in North expected to be better, says Minister, despite poor start

Posted: Wednesday, March 10, 2021. 8:47 am CST. By Aaron Humes: As of Monday, northern cane farmers had delivered 27 percent, or 351 thousand tons, of their […]
February 14, 2021

Sugar Industry Control Board fires manager of Sugar Cane Production Committee

Posted: Sunday, February 14, 2021. 8:27 am CST. By Aaron Humes: As the sugar season reaches critical mass, Naim Cal, manager of the Sugar Cane Production Committee, […]
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

Posted: Sunday, December 27, 2020. 12:55 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: A new season for the sugar industry has been agreed to start on Monday, December 28, […]
December 11, 2020

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

Posted: Friday, December 11, 2020. 6:08 pm CST. By BBN Staff: The 2020/2021 sugarcane crop is scheduled to commence on Monday, December 14; however, Jose Abelardo […]
August 27, 2020

Cane farmers getting bounty under GOB’s farmer assistance programme

Posted: Thursday, August 27, 2020. 12:52 pm CST. By Aaron Humes: Following a harrowing season blighted by drought and COVID-19, cane farmers are anxious to get […]
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 […]