Thursday July 2, 2020

EU turns Irish sugar story sour

The European Commission's second set of proposals for reform of the EU sugar regime announced last week sent shock waves through the industry in Ireland.

25th June, 2005

The European Commission's second set of proposals for reform of the EU sugar regime announced last week sent shock waves through the industry in Ireland.

Sugar is a highly profitable part of Irish farming. For decades it had resisted the policy reforms implemented in other sectors of agriculture.

But when the reform was announced, it was overwhelming.

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