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The Dutch beet campaign has ended

31 January 2023

Last weekend, the sugar factory in Vierverlaten in the province of Groningen processed the last sugar beets of the 2022-2023 campaign. In Dinteloord, the campaign ended on Wednesday 25 January. In the...

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Fidesse®: a new functional ingredient for meat substitutes

01 December 2022

Consumers are more often opting for plant-based alternatives like meat substitutes. Fidesse®, a new innovative and functional ingredient for meat substitutes, provides just the right texture and juiciness...

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Revisiting the past with the Beet Tour

08 November 2022

A brief step back in time, to when sugar beets were still transported to the sugar factories by flat-bottom boat…. the Beet Tour recaptures the past! This year’s event was particularly special...

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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).

Optimal biodiversity in sugar beet growing

03 November 2022

Every year in the Netherlands, sugar beets are grown on around 85,000 hectares of farmland. All of these beets are processed by the Cosun Beet Company. We have joined forces with the Province of Noord-Brabant...

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Highest FSA level once again for Dutch beet cultivation

18 October 2022

Following a comprehensive audit among beet growers, the Cosun Beet Company has once again achieved the highest status of sustainable beet cultivation: FSA Gold. This is the system used by the SAI (Sustainable...

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Puttershoek solar park with 67,000 panels officially inaugurated

23 September 2022

More than 67,000 solar panels that generate as much electricity as 8,200 households consume annually: that is exactly what the Puttershoek Solar Park in the municipality of Hoeksche Waard in South...

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The beet campaign has started

13 September 2022

Today marks the start of the beet campaign at the Cosun Beet Company factories. The campaign in the Netherlands is expected to last 19 weeks this year, which means that the factories in Dinteloord and...

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