Sugar output down nearly 25% in virus-hit beet crop

Farmers Weekly

The sugar beet harvest is set to see sugar production fall nearly 25% this season due to the severe effect on yields from aphid-spread virus yellows disease. Sugar beet processor British Sugar said that just over two months into the beet harvesting campaign, white sugar production is forecast at 900,000 tonnes, some 24.4% down on […]

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