Governments urged to act on sugar prices

“Subsidies in Pakistan and India have encouraged their cane growers to increase production with no regard to market demand” – David Rynne, Australian Sugar Milling Council speaking to Queensland Country Life on 20 July 2018

AUSTRALIA is among a numbers of countries calling for Pakistan, India and the European Union to eliminate subsidies that have created . . . → Read More: Governments urged to act on sugar prices

Sugar millers seek reform of industry Code of Conduct

The Australian sugar milling sector will contribute positively to the review of the Sugar Code of Conduct, announced today by Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, the Hon. David Littleproud MP.

The Review of the federal Competition and Consumer (Industry Code-Sugar) Regulations 2017 will examine the impact of the Code since its introduction in April . . . → Read More: Sugar millers seek reform of industry Code of Conduct

Australian sugar industry sours as competing nations cause a global glut, causing a price drop

US Delegation David Rynne (ASMC) (left) and Warren Males (Canegrowers) with David Brightling (far right) and Kiran Karamil (far left) Australian Embassy Liaison Officers

ABC Rural by Renee Cluff – 9 May 2018

The world’s largest sugar-producing nations, including Australia, are questioning whether Indian and Pakistani exports are breaching trade rules.

Large increases in . . . → Read More: Competing nations cause a global sugar glut

Tackling Australia's Obesity Challenge

Obesity and its associated health concerns are serious issues in Australia. Reducing obesity needs to be a high priority for everyone including the sugar industry.

The Australian Sugar Milling Council believes:

• Obesity is a serious issue that needs a combination of solutions.

• We realise many Australians struggle to balance the energy consumed in . . . → Read More: Tackling Australia’s Obesity Challenge

Subcontinent govt. sugar subsidies souring global trading market

The Australian Sugar Milling Council’s  CEO, David Pietsch and Economics and Trade Director, David Rynne were in Canberra this week to warn about the pending dangers of global oversupply and the impact of unfair subcontinent government subsidies on the export market 

Colin Beetles – Farmonline News


Olympian and Champion Cyclist Anna Meares at Sugar Milling’s Safety Conference in Townsville on 13 March 2018

Olympic Champion Anna Meares Inspired delegates at the Sugar Milling Safety Conference 2018.

Anna Meares & Award Winners

“We were delighted to welcome Anna Meares, a sporting hero and one of Australia’s favourite Olympians, to our sugar milling industry’s annual safety event” said David Pietsch, Chief Executive Officer at the Australian Sugar Milling Council . . . → Read More: Anna Meares, Olympian and World Champion Cyclist, speaks at 2018 People and Safety Conference