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

14 October 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).

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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EcoVadis awards Cosun Beet Company Platinum medal

30 July 2020

After five successive years of being awarded the EcoVadis Gold medal, Cosun Beet Company has been honoured with a Platinum medal for 2020. This is the highest possible rating and, with a score of 73 out...

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Announcement co-operation Cosun Beet Company with Achard International

13 July 2020

To strengthen our current presence as Cosun Beet Company on the Italian market and in line with our strategy of supporting our direct approach; we are pleased to announce that Achard International will...

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