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2023 Season Outlook | 11 May 2023

As the first of 19 Queensland sugar factories begin steam trials this week, sugar manufacturers throughout the State are looking forward to a safe, successful and incident-free season. The Australian Sugar Milling Council believes that the return to El Nino conditions is helpful and should limit the weather induced disruptions to harvesting and milling that was the case during the past two yea...
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Global sugar glut dampens optimism for crush season 2019

Sugar mill in FNQ, manufacturing raw sugar and electricity
29 May 2019: Australian sugar mills are completing their final checks and tests in readiness for the start of crushing and sugar manufacturing, which will run from June through to late November for most. The Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC) says the nation’s 24 sugar mills are expected to manufacture less than the 4.7 million tonnes of raw sugar produced in 2018. “Good news is a littl...
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Over 30 million tonnes sugarcane harvested, as 2018 draws to a close

Billets of sugar cane arrive at a sugar mill
Queensland’s sugarcane crush for the 2018 season has drawn to a close in all but one of the state’s 21 sugar mills. Australian Sugar Milling Council’s Jim Crane said ‘dry conditions for most of the year and particularly through winter have resulted in a reduction to the initially estimated cane crop.  ‘Final throughput is expected to be in the order of 30.5 million tonnes. Sugar content...
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