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The thick juice campaign has begun

13 May 2022

Apart from the beet campaign, which starts in September and usually lasts until mid-January, the Cosun Beet Company sugar factories also carry out a second campaign: the thick juice campaign. This usually...

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Sugar beet carbon as an alternative for fossil carbon

04 March 2022

In the field of sustainability, the focus often seems to be on renewable energy and decarbonisation, but this is not an option for the chemical and material sector. As these are entirely based on the use...

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New Scientific Opinion EFSA on the Tolerable Upper Intake Level for dietary sugars

01 March 2022

Cosun Beet Company is very pleased with the publication of the EFSA Scientific Opinion on a Tolerable upper intake level (UL) for dietary sugars.The Agency could not set a science-based UL for dietary...

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Suiker Unie
aims to make
the most out of
sugar beets. 

It develops, produces, and sells sugar and sugar specialities. Furthermore, all parts of the sugar beets are processed into products that can be used in food, biobased products, the generation of green energy, animal feed, and Betacal (lime fertilizer).

Cosun Beet Company achieves EcoVadis platinum rating

23 February 2022

For the second time in a row, the Cosun Beet Company has been awarded a platinum rating from EcoVadis.  This places the Cosun Beet Company among the top 1% of participating companies in the ‘Manufacture...

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Subsidy for sustainable biorefinery from sugar beet pulp

02 February 2022

The Province of Groningen has granted the Cosun Beet Company a subsidy of three million euros for the construction of a sustainable biorefinery in Delfzijl. In this innovative factory, we will be converting...

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Dutch beet campaign has been completed

26 January 2022

The Dutch sugar beet campaign has been completed. The last beet to the sugar factory in Hoogkerk (Groningen) was delivered on Friday 14 January, while the last shipment of sugar beet to the factory in...

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Last part of former sugar factory site in Puttershoek sold

18 January 2022

Last December, the final section of the site in Puttershoek was handed over to the Belgian buyer, AG Insurance. This marks the end of the extensive efforts undertaken by both the Cosun Beet Company and...

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