Uncertainty over beet price offer

Spackman, Paul
May 2008
Farmers Weekly;5/30/2008, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports on the uncertainty over sugar beet price in 2009 in Great Britain. The 2009 sugar beet price is to increase to about £26 per ton. But with the final value dependent on currency fluctuations between now and the summer, growers have been left feeling uncertain about the crop's future. British Sugar announced that the 2009 contract price would be £26.10 per ton, based on an exchange rate of 0.80 pound per euro and a wheat price of 150 pounds per ton.


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