Sugar Beet

Plans for a sugar beet factory in North Yorkshire have raised concerns from pressure group the Campaign to Protect Rural England

Concerns raised by sugar beet factory plans

By James Ridler

Plans to build a sugar beet processing plant that would create more than 300 jobs in North Yorkshire have raised concerns from campaigners, over the damage development could cause to the landscape and environment.

Proposals for a North Yorkshire sugar beet factory have been welcomed by the NFU (Al Khaleej International)

300-job sugar beet plans welcomed by NFU

By Matt Atherton

Proposals for a sugar beet processing facility that would create up to 300 jobs in North Yorkshire have been welcomed by the National Farmers Union (NFU).

Allied Bakeries' revenues and profit will both be up on last year, predicted ABF

Grocery and Primark offset poor sugar prices for ABF

By Michael Stones

Strong profit performances by Associated British Foods’s (ABF’s) grocery and ingredients divisions and Primark will help to offset lower sugar prices and currency factors, predicted the food giant in a trading update today (September 8).

Beneo offers gum producers attractive alternative

Isomalt 'beets' sugar stability

Beneo's Isomalt can successfully replace the commonly used polyol mannitol in chewing gum, offering confectionery producers an attractive commercial alternative which maintains the gum's shape, chewability and texture.

Twinings Ovaltine continues to perform strongly

ABF results: sugar ‘rampant‘ but grocery 'weak'

By Mike Stones

Associated British Foods (ABF) reported ‘remarkable’ results for its sugar business but challenging trading for grocery in its interim management statement covering the 40 weeks to June 23.

ABF results: Sugar sweet, ingredients disappoint

ABF results: Sugar sweet, ingredients disappoint

By Mike Stones

Sugar profits are “well ahead of last year and better than expected”, according to a trading statement from Associated British Foods (ABF) ahead of its financial results for the 52 weeks to September 17.

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 beet crop

English weather subdues ABF trading

By Ben Bouckley

Associated British Foods (ABF) has issued what stockbroker Shore Capital describes as a “rather subdued” trading update, following a disastrous UK beet sugar harvest

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