Posted on February 22, 2023

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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

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Posted on February 16, 2023

The Confederation of Sugar Producers Associations (CONFED) yesterday issued a statement raising serious concerns, including the drop in sugar mill gate prices, on the issuance of Sugar Order (SO) No. 6 titled “2nd Import Program for Crop Year 2022-2023,” issued by the Sugar Regulatory Administration... → Continue Reading

Posted on February 07, 2023

On top of its call for only 350,000 metric tons of sugar importation, the Confederation of Sugar Producers Associations (CONFED) is calling on government to exercise transparency, fairness and accountability… → Continue Reading

Posted on January 31, 2023

We, the undersigned Sugarcane Producers’ Federations representing 50% of domestic sugar production, share government’s concern over the current inflation rate hounding the Philippine economy. This inflation has hurt not only consumers but also Filipino farmers who are reeling from escalating costs of production. We thus support any reasonable measure/s to curb inflation… → Continue Reading

Posted on January 30, 2023

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The Confederation of Sugar Producers Associations (Confed), has recommended the importation of a more conservative volume of sugar, which is lesser than the 450,000 metric tons being proposed by the Department of Agriculture and Sugar Regulatory Administration, intended to serve as a two-month buffer stock… → Continue Reading


Posted on November 29, 2022

The Confederation of Sugar Producers Association Inc. (Confed), the largest planters federation in the country, announced Tuesday, November 29, that it has two new member-planters associations this Crop Year 2022-2023. 

The two new associations that affiliated with Confed are the Planter’s Association of Southern Negros Inc…→ Continue Reading

Posted on November 08, 2022

SUGAR prices have plunged by close to P1,000 per bag over the last three weeks. This is a matter of grave concern for producers, who continue to reel from increasing costs of production, three planters groups said.

The reasons can be attributed to a possible spike in sugar smuggling coupled with an increase in sugar inventory due to imports and peaking of milling operations, they added… → Continue Reading