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Suiker Unie refining thick juice

12 May 2020

Suiker Unie started its annual campaign to refine thick juice into granulated sugar this week. Despite the restrictions imposed by the coronavirus guidance, the sugar factories in Dinteloord and Vierverlaten...

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Multiyear practical study of strip cropping: Nature Field

07 May 2020

Cosun, CZAV and farmer Eugène van den Eijnden have started a unique experiment with the support of their partners in the supply chain to determine whether profitable farming can go hand in hand...

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Coronavirus: health and safety first

25 March 2020

Cosun and Suiker Unie have set up a crisis team to deal with the effects of the corona crisis and keep their primary processes running. The overriding goal is to provide maximum protection to our staff,...

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Cosun Solar Park Puttershoek: 20 megawatts of sustainable energy

18 March 2020

The contracts have been signed. Cosun Solar Park Puttershoek will be built this year. Following a call for tenders, the initiator and client, Suiker Unie, selected KiesZon to build the gigantic solar park....

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Suiker Unie Roosendaal: Excellence Award for Consistent TPM

12 February 2020

Suiker Unie’s sugar specialities factory in Roosendaal has won the Excellence Award for Consistent TPM. After coming through the final audit by two Japanese auditors, the facility received the good...

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Beet sugar more sustainable than cane sugar

22 January 2020

The production of Dutch beet sugar produces considerably less CO2 and fine particles than the production of cane sugar. Beet sugar also requires far less land and consumes significantly less water. These...

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Sustainable Industry Challenge 2020: Suiker Unie selects Bioextrax as winner with the best innovation

13 January 2020

Suiker Unie has selected Bioextrax as the winner of its challenge in the green chemical theme of the Sustainable Industry Challenge 2020. This global competition was held by Economic Board Groningen to...

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Beet growers were awarded the highest SAI sustainability level: FSA Gold

27 November 2019

All Suiker Unie’s sugar beet growers have been awarded FSA Gold level. The Sustainable Agricultural Initiative platform supports sustainable farming initiatives and assesses the sustainability of...

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Major international challenge for green solutions in the chemical and energy sectors

05 November 2019

In collaboration with its partners in the north of the Netherlands, Economic Board Groningen is organising an international pitch event for innovative scale-ups in the green chemical, recycling and green...

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