The sugar industry in Europe is paving the way to carbon neutrality. In this video Paul Mesters, CEFS President, explains the results the sugar industry has already achieved in reducing GHG emissions and in creating circularity in production. He looks at how the sector continues to boost its efforts whilst counting on EU decision-makers to provide [...]
CEFS position paper: the path to carbon neutrality by 2050 must be supported by solid legal and financial tools
With discussions picking up on the Climate Law in the European Parliament, CEFS would like to share its views on what is needed to transition further to carbon neutrality. Among others, increased investments, legal and financial support for the EU sugar industry, and policy coherence are key tools to reach that goal by 2050. The [...]
Sugar is a strategic product. Beet sugar was “invented” by the continental blockade. The entire history of European sugar revolves around the same words: research and development, efficiency and anticipation. The European Green Deal opens the way to an economy combining sustainability, circularity and innovation, with the objective of creating a competitive ecology. At CEFS, [...]
Registration is now open for the Agriculture & Progress' webinar: "Plant protection, innovative cultivation & production, sustainability: Challenges in practice which decision-makers need to understand", taking place on 22 July. Register via this link.
CEFS is happy to announce that its new sugar dialogue website (in collaboration with EFFAT) is now live. The website can be accessed through the following link: https://sugardialogue.eu/ The website has been revamped, in order to be more user-friendly. It now features a new page on the joint social project with EFFAT, running until October 2021, [...]
On the start of the German Presidency of the European Council, CEFS publishes the EU sugar manufacturers' contribution to the Farm to Fork and Biodiversity Strategies. Click below to understand how EU Sugar Manufacturers wish to continue on their journey towards further sustainability and competitiveness. CEFS will be a partner in discussions to contribute to constructive and [...]