April 18, 2017 Jon Viktor Cabuenas (GMA News) | Coca-Cola FEMSA Philippines Inc. on Monday said the beverage industry consumes as much as 40 percent of the country's total sugar production, and its bottling facilities account for 60 percent of the industry demand. "The Philippines is the first... Read More
April 17, 2017 Sugaronline | CBAA, a Brazilian sugarcane processor, doesn't intend to reactivate four of its mills, and is now investing in agriculture and in supplying raw material to different industries, according to president José Pessoa de Queiroz Bisneto, according to Brazil's Jornal Cana news... Read More
April 08, 2017 Marchel P. Espina (SunStar Bacolod) | THE chief of the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) said the release of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) shipments, which arrived in the country before the sugar order regulating its entry took effect, can worsen the sugar prices. Beverage firms... Read More
April 8, 2017 Gilbert P. Bayoran (The Philippine Star) | BACOLOD CITY, Philippines — The sugar industry is now facing another threat to its future: Users of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), instead of importing it that drew protests from sugar stakeholders, will build their own processing plants of... Read More
April 01, 2017 Marchel P. Espina (SunStar Bacolod) | SUGAR industry leaders rejected the “win-win solution” on the high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) issue presented by Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol. The Sugar Alliance, in a statement Friday, said that Piñol’s offer is “unacceptable and... Read More