British Sugar announce start dates

Following discussions with NFU Sugar British Sugar has announced that the campaign start dates for the 2018/19 sugar beet campaign are as follows. Some beet deliveries to the factories will begin a day or two before the start date to allow stocks to build up.

  • Bury               26 September
  • Wissington      26 September
  • Newark           2 October
  • Cantley          10 October

Colm McKay, agriculture director said: “We’re pleased to announce the sugar beet campaign start dates.  The dates are aimed at striking a balance between supplying our customers with a quality product, allowing time for the crop to mature, and giving growers and hauliers time to plan their harvesting and delivery schedules”

 

 

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