Local news

October 5, 2020
Jasper Y. Arcalas (Business Mirror) | https://bit.ly/2SxSpKL The country’s raw sugar production in the current market year (MY) 2020-2021 may increase by 2.3 percent to 2.2 million metric tons (MMT) but a La Niña could dent output, according to a Global Agricultural Information Network (Gain) report... Read More
September 14, 2020
Erwin Nicavera (Philippine News Agency) | https://bit.ly/2FaJnjS BACOLOD CITY – The Negros Occidental provincial government has allocated PHP10 million as a support fund to the implementation of the sugarcane-rice cropping system (SRCS) in the province. Provincial agriculturist Japhet Masculino... Read More
September 8, 2020
Doris Dumlao-Abadilla (Philippine Daily Inquirer) | https://bit.ly/3ljZFpV Gokongwei-led Universal Robina Corp. has obtained clearance from the antitrust agency Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) to take over the sugar mill, bioethanol plant and other sugar assets of Roxas Holdings Inc. (RHI... Read More
September 3, 2020
Louise Maureen Simeon (The Philippine Star) | https://bit.ly/3gSgUvV MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is set to export more sugar to the United States to balance local supply due to an expected hike in output in the new crop year. In its first sugar order for the new crop year, the Sugar... Read More
August 28, 2020
Jasper Y. Arcalas (Business Mirror) | https://bit.ly/2EM7DbY THE Philippine Sugar Millers Association (PSMA) has proposed to the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) to allocate 7 percent of the next crop year’s projected 2.19 million metric tons (MMT) output for export to the United States in... Read More