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Cosun Beet Company 100% owner of Limako trading company

08 June 2021

Cosun Beet Company became the sole owner of the international sugar trading company Limako bv in May 2021. It acquired the remaining 49% of shares from ED&F Man, the one of the world’s biggest...

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Cosun Beet Company starts refining thick juice

18 May 2021

Today, the annual processing of thick juice into sugar has started in Dinteloord. Earlier, the factories in Vierverlaten and Anklam also started with refining thick juice. Thick juice is an intermediate...

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Cosun Beet Company joins forces with Avantium

22 April 2021

Cosun Beet Company and Avantium N.V. have the ambition to jointly construct and operate the first commercial plant for the production of plant-based glycols using Avantium’s Ray Technology™....

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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).

Online talkshow 'Bright Beet Solutions'

21 April 2021

We look back with satisfaction at the online event 'Bright Beet Solutions' on April 15, 2021. During the online event, moderator Esther van Rijswijk spoke with Paul Mesters (CEO), Olaf van...

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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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