PRESS

Posted on September 25, 2023

Courtesy of Digicast

CONFED President Aurelio Gerardo Valderrama, Jr., expressed the federation’s commitment to support CCI France Philippines in its upcoming project that will bring together… → Continue Reading

Posted on August 19, 2023

Courtesy of Inquirer

MANILA  -Local sugar groups are opposing the proposal to liberalize the importation of the sweetener, saying the government should instead provide additional support to the struggling industry.

“What sugar producers need is more government programs to boost our production and lower our production costs, and more conducive import and taxation policies, which supports and protects our farmers,” Aurelio Gerardo Valderrama Jr., national president of Confederation of Sugar Producers Associations… Continue Reading

Posted on July 25, 2023

Courtesy of Manila Times

SUGAR producers are urging the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) to reconsider starting the milling season this coming August instead of September, saying that delaying the harvest would compromise sugarcane purity and tonnage.

The Sugar Council, representing thousands of sugarcane farmers from three planter federations, including the Confederation of Sugar Producers’ Associations Inc. (Confed), National Federation of Sugarcane Planters (NFSP), and Panay Federation of Sugarcane Farmers (Panayfed) appealed to SRA…
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Posted on July 25, 2023

Courtesy of Malaya

Planters are asking  the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) to consider advancing the start of   the milling season by a month to August instead of September, saying  sugar canes that were planted early need to be harvested soon to avoid a drop in their quality. → Continue Reading

Posted on July 25, 2023

Courtesy of Inquirer

Sugarcane farmers and planters’ federations are asking the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) to consider starting the next milling season a month earlier than the original schedule, as hectares of canes would already be due for harvest in August and farmers risk suffering at least 30 days of no fresh income. → Continue Reading

Posted on July 23, 2023

Courtesy of DigicastNegros

The Sugar Council, representing thousands of sugarcane farmers from three planters’ federations, is appealing to the Sugar Regulatory Administration to allow the milling season to start in August, instead of September. → Continue Reading

Posted on July 18, 2023

Courtesy of DigicastNegros

Senator Risa Hontiveros said on Tuesday, July 18, that there is a need for better implementation and strengthening of existing laws to protect the country’s sugar industry… → Continue Reading

Aspartame hazard and risk assessment results released

Posted on July 14, 2023

Assessments of the health impacts of the non-sugar sweetener aspartame are released today by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA). Citing “limited evidence” for carcinogenicity in humans, IARC classified aspartame as possibly carcinogenic to humans (IARC Group 2B) and JECFA reaffirmed the acceptable daily intake of 40 mg/kg body weight… Continue Reading

Posted on February 22, 2023

Courtesy of DigicastNegros

Leaders of the sugar industry in a joint statement on Wednesday, February 22, called on the House of Representatives and the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee to conduct full-blown investigations into the blatant “smuggling” of sugar… → Continue Reading

Events

CONFED IN PAMPANGA AND TARLAC

NOVEMBER 25, 2022

CONFED IN PAMPANGA AND TARLAC

NOVEMBER 25, 2022

MEETING WITH NEW SRA SUGAR BOARD

NOVEMBER 24, 2022

CONFED MEETING WITH SENATOR JV

OCTOBER 14, 2022

location

Manila Office: Apt. 1-C, Legaspi Towers 100, No. 148 Legaspi Village, Makati City.

  • Tel. No. +6328817-6362
  • Email: condfedofsugar@yahoo.com

Negros Office: Confed bldg., Trafalgar square, Active Zone 15, Talisay City, 6115, Negros Occidental.

  • Tel No. +63 34 4456276
  • Telefax No. +63 34 4357900
  • Email: confednp@yahoo.com

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Posted on February 22, 2023

Courtesy of DigicastNegros

Leaders of the sugar industry in a joint statement on Wednesday, February 22, called on the House of Representatives and the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee to conduct full-blown investigations into the blatant “smuggling” of sugar… → Continue Reading