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View From the Top: Alain Dufait, Managing Director Starches & Sweeteners Europe, Cargill

November 2017
--- For decades, Europe’s sweetener market has been dictated by the European sugar regime. This limits the production of glucose-fructose syrup (GFS) to 720,000 tons, equivalent to 5 percent of beet sugar production. In addition, while Europe protected itself from imports from non-EU countries, it was faced with a WTO export limit of 1.4 million tons of sugar.
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