British Sugar

Sugar row blamed for RGFC's loss

Sugar row hits Real Good Food Company

By Nicholas Robinson

The Real Good Food Company (RGFC) has blamed its row with British Sugar for its half-year loss and has referred the dispute to the European competition authorities.

Napier Brown claims to be Europe’s largest non-refining sugar distributor

UK competition authority shelves British Sugar probe

By Rod Addy

British Sugar has temporarily avoided a costly and time-consuming investigation into its market practices, with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) confirming it will not pursue the probe for now.

RGFC has said it is working hard to improve sustainable sources of sugar supply while the dispute continues

Napier Brown confirms ABF sugar dispute hit

By Rod Addy

The Real Good Food Company’s (RGFC’s) annual profits were hit by its dispute with British Sugar, part of Associated British Foods (ABF), over sugar supply, it has confirmed.

British Sugar makes the Silver Spoon range of sugars

£50M investment by British Sugar in UK plants

By Rod Addy

British Sugar is investing £50M in its four existing UK sugar beet factories this year, a spokeswoman for the Associated British Foods (ABF) subsidiary has confirmed.

Sugar pricing is the subject of a bitter dispute between ABF and Napier Brown

Napier Brown fires latest salvo in bitter row with ABF

By Rod Addy

Associated British Foods (ABF) faces fines for anti-competitive practices if a competition authority probe just launched finds it guilty in the latest round of a longstanding feud with Napier Brown.

First British Sugar strikes in 30 years loom

First British Sugar strikes in 30 years loom

By Anne Bruce

Unite the Union is preparing to ballot members at four British Sugar plants on industrial action over pay, in what could lead to the first strike action at the firm in 30 years.

sugar cane

British Sugar in cane processing trial at Newark

By Elaine Watson

Beet sugar giant British Sugar could produce another 120,000t of sugar a year from refineries in Wissington, Newark and Bury St Edmunds by introducing raw cane sugar inputs to its refining process, the firm has revealed.

The white stuff

The white stuff

It's only when you start trying to remove or replace it that you realise what a versatile and important ingredient sugar actually is, British Sugar's head of food science tells Elaine Watson

Sweet deal for British Sugar

Sweet deal for British Sugar

British Sugar Group has appointed Gino De Jaegher, md for UK and Ireland. Reporting directly to Group chief executive, Mark Carr, he will take up the...

Sweet dreams for sugar campaigner

Sweet dreams for sugar campaigner

Although he started out as a chemical engineer focusing on kit, Steve Williams soon realised that success was largely down to the way you motivate the people who operate your machinery


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