European Association
of Sugar Manufacturers

European Association
of Sugar Manufacturers

20 05, 2022

REPowerEU: How the self-use of biomass residues can support energy independence

By |2022-05-20T07:32:11+00:00May 20th, 2022|

On 18 May 2022 the Commission published its REPowerEU Plan. It identifies the scaling up of biomethane as key to reducing EU reliance on Russian gas and reiterates the target set in March: 35 billion cubic metres of EU biomethane production by 2030. The plan lists a set of actions to achieve this goal: an [...]

21 06, 2021

CAP post 2022: CEFS Press statement ahead of the jumbo trilogues

By |2021-06-21T14:55:11+00:00June 21st, 2021|

Ahead of the so-called Jumbo “trilogues” of 24/25 June 2021 and the EU Agriculture Council of Ministers of the following week, CEFS has released a Press Statement requesting equal treatment and adjustment of management tools in the CAP to ensure a sustainable sugar production in the EU in the future. Read the full statement here

18 06, 2021

CEFS Press Statement: EU Trade Policy Review must create a level-playing field internally and globally

By |2021-06-18T12:12:19+00:00June 18th, 2021|

  During the 17th June 2021 webinar the European Sugar Manufacturers (CEFS) discussed how the EU Trade Policy Review can generate added value for EU economic operators, in particular sugar producers, against the background of the green and digital strategy of the EU. Read our press statement here and  CEFS’s Future of EU Trade Policy [...]

11 06, 2021


By |2023-09-15T09:39:50+00:00June 11th, 2021|

The EU Commission has recently launched its Trade Policy Review. CEFS calls upon the EU to develop a policy that allows the EU sugar industry to compete on a sustainable level playing field globally. Sustainability has been at the heart of the EU sugar sector for a long time. However, most other sugar producing [...]