To bridge the gap: Egyptian government to import 1M tons of sugar in 2024

Wed, 06 Mar 2024 - 12:39 GMT

The quantity would be mostly offered in subsidized prices in order to make up for the shortage the local market is enduring.

To mend sugar crisis: 3 refineries to begin operation on January 5

Tue, 26 Dec 2023 - 03:13 GMT

They will be processing sugar cane.

Egypt closes deal on 50k tons of imported sugar in response to rising prices

Thu, 21 Dec 2023 - 12:20 GMT

In the past few weeks, consumers have witnessed a significant surge in sugar prices, leading to LE 50 per kilo in certain locations, worsened by stockpiling. Some merchants decided to hoard sugar in anticipation of potential government price hikes

Recent sugar shortage, price hikes are scheme: Egyptian official

Sun, 17 Dec 2023 - 03:28 GMT

Segeny underscored that Egypt produces 85 percent of its production and that the five largest refineries are state-owned.

Egypt partners up with foreign firms to build bioethanol, sugarcane waste recycling factories

Thu, 31 Aug 2023 - 08:14 GMT

They will cost billions of pounds.

Sugar to begin trading on commodities exchange on Thursday

Wed, 16 Aug 2023 - 01:33 GMT

Trading on sugar is expected to begin on Thursday, Reuters cited Ibrahim Ashmawy, the head of the exchange as saying. He noted that the decision aligns with a governmental directive aimed at “regulating the markets of strategic and basic commodities.”

Egypt expands area cultivated with sugar beet to achieve 90% self-sufficiency

Wed, 15 Feb 2023 - 01:17 GMT

The Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade released a press statement Wednesday showcasing the plan for 2023.

Egypt's GAFI garners UNCTAD's award of excellence in promoting sustainable investment in agribusiness

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 - 01:46 GMT

GAFI's winning project is the Canal Sugar Company.

Egypt targets cultivation of 600K feddans of beetroot in FY2022/23 to achieve self-sufficiency of sugar

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 01:20 GMT

The production size already increased in FY2021/2022.

Egypt starts official operation of world's largest sugar production plant with $400M investments

Wed, 11 May 2022 - 11:46 GMT

The first and second lines of the factory have been started with a production capacity of 18,000 tons of sugar per day, in preparation for reaching the maximum production capacities of about one million tons per year during the next year 2023.

Egypt's agriculture min. discusses arrangements for opening of new sugar factory

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 01:58 GMT

The 200-feddan factory is set to use 900,000 tons of beet every year to produce 36,000 tons of sugar daily.

President Sisi instructs substituting existing cattle in Egypt with highly productive ones

Tue, 28 Dec 2021 - 03:49 GMT

On his side, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Al Sayed al-Qusair added that the ministry works on improving the heredity of cattle in Egypt.

5 Ways to Put an End to Sugar Cravings

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 - 03:46 GMT

While a little bit of sugar is ok, you need to be careful if your sugar intake is too high. Here is how you can put an end to excessive sugar cravings.

Dates powder, a healthy natural sweetener

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 01:37 GMT

If you are looking for a healthy way to satisfy your sweet tooth, we recommend you use date powder, a 100-percent healthy sugar.

How did Egypt achieve self-sufficiency in basic commodities in the past 5 years?

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 - 03:09 GMT

The state seeks to fill this food gap by importing from abroad, and the competent authorities.

Minister reveals rate of Egypt's self-sufficiency of wheat, sugar

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 10:59 GMT

Egypt is expected to achieve self-sufficiency of sugar by 100 percent in 2022.

Egypt bans sugar imports for another 3 months - Gazette

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 03:28 GMT

The decree stipulates not allowing the import of white and raw sugar for three months unless there is a prior approval from the ministers of trade and industry and supply and internal trade.

Egypt achieves self-sufficiency of sugar within 3 years: Delta Sugar

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 11:20 GMT

Abu Al-Yazid added during a TV interview that Egypt's current sugar production amounts to 2.7 million tons.

Egypt expects to produce 1M of white sugar during 2021 season

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 - 03:50 GMT

The cultivated areas for the current season of cane amounted to about 332,000 feddans of cane, and the Sugar and Integrated Industries Company is expected to produce about one million tons of white sugar.

Egypt suspends white sugar imports for another 3 months

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 - 11:44 GMT

Minister of Industry and Trade Nevine Gamea issued Tuesday a decree suspending white sugar imports for another three months.