May 16, 2023

Belize Sugar Industries objects, may challenge new sugar regulations

In a statement, the miller says the Sugar Industry (License to Import/Export Sugar) Regulations 2023, were approved in a May 12 meeting of the Sugar Industry [...]
May 15, 2023

SIRDI is selling Brazilian Green Dwarf coconut seedlings; Big H is buying coconuts

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Sugar Industry Research and Development Institute (SIRDI) is selling coconut Brazilian Green Dwarf coconut seedlings for $10 each.
May 10, 2023

Belize Sugar Industries Limited/American Sugar Refining’s Mac Maclachlan elected president of Sugar Association of the Caribbean

At its Annual General Meeting, the Directors appointed McLachlan Chairman of the Association for the remainder of the 2022-23 financial year and 2023-24. At the same [...]
April 24, 2023

Sugar Cane Farmers Association tells BSI/ASR ‘You still owe us’ for Fairtrade

While BSCFA says it has not received any Fairtrade premiums for these seasons, it remains part of the collective sale of sugar by BSI/ASR to Tate [...]
April 21, 2023

Belize Sugar Industries distances self from Fairtrade fuss with Sugar Cane Farmers’ Association

As explained by Minister of Agriculture Jose Mai, “From the information we’ve been gathering also and from the discussions, it is confirmed that forty thousand tons [...]
April 13, 2023

‘Serious discussions’ ongoing to solve sugar impasse, Cabinet briefed

Musa and colleagues Jose Abelardo Mai and Oscar Mira are tasked with charting a path forward for the sugar industry and briefed the Cabinet this week.
April 4, 2023

BSI hikes price of domestic blackstrap molasses by $60 to $355 per long ton

Inside sources in the sugar industry tell Breaking Belize News that the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association was unaware of the hike that takes effect on [...]
March 23, 2023

Agriculture Minister Jose Abelardo Mai: Decline in major industries “shrunk” agriculture sector

After a boom in cattle sales in 2021 caused by the re-opening of the borders, there was a drop of 10 thousand heads of cattle sold [...]