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Beet paper packaging for industrial customers

15 February 2021

Cosun Beet Company has taken a huge step forwards to using sustainable sugar beet paper in industrial 25 kg bags. Zeelandia, an international manufacturer of bread and pastry ingredients, has tested the...

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Lean & Green Star for transport using our own green gas

18 December 2020

Cosun Beet Company has been awarded a Lean & Green Star in recognition of the substantial reduction in its CO₂ emissions. The reduction has been achieved by transporting bulk sugar using green gas...

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Cosun Beet Company piloting “beet by barge” to reduce CO2 emissions

15 December 2020

Cosun Beet Company is holding a pilot project to transport sugar beet from south Limburg to the sugar factory in Dinteloord by barge during the current beet campaign. The pilot must determine whether this...

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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).

From sugar beet pulp to sustainable paper

23 October 2020

You will probably see them on supermarket shelves in March 2021: kilogram bags of Van Gilse granulated sugar packed in paper made from sugar beet pulp. This breakthrough sustainable innovation is a joint...

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Appeals Tribunal decision: Commercial linking wrinkles to sugar was misleading

20 October 2020

A television commercial by the Douglas perfumery chain linking wrinkles to sugar was misleading and dishonest, according to the Advertising Code Committee (RCC) and the Appeals Tribunal (CvB). We had lodged...

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Later start to the Dutch beet campaign

22 September 2020

The beet campaign kicks off in Dutch factories this year on 22 September, while it’s already underway in our German factory in Anklam, having started 8 September. The Dutch campaign gets off to a...

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Beet Advisery System (BAS) nominated for Computable Award

10 September 2020

It was recently announced that the Beet Advisery System (BAS), an advisory App for beet growers created by Cosun Beet Company, has been nominated for a Computable Award in the Corporate projects category....

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