Panamanian Company to Export Molasses

Eviday S.A. is preparing the first shipment of molasses under the Melosa brand to Spain while negotiating more shipments to Japan.

Friday, March 27, 2009

The company can produce 10 gallons (37 liters) of molasses from a ton of sugarcane and it highlighted the need for further support in research to develop varieties with better yields.

An article in reported that the Ministry of Agricultural Development said that "the resulting molasses complies with the standards of Spain and Japan as being 100% natural with no preservative or coloring problems."

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Panama Ready to Ship Sugarcane Honey to Spain

February 2010

Eviday, a sugarcane honey comany, will ship the first containers in March.

Eviday is located in Sabana Grande, in the Los Santos Province, and plans to export 1.600 boxes per month.

An article in explains that “the raw material to manufacture this product comes from 5 sown hectares in Los Santos.

Sugar Growers Expect 48 Million Quintals Harvest

November 2009

Guatemala's sugar growers expect to harvest 48.5 million quintals in the 2009/10 period.

Mario Yarzebski, spokesperson for Asazgua, the association of sugar growers of Guatemala, remarked that these projections are conservative, and that in general terms they expect similar results to 2008/09.

El Salvador Ventures Into Honey

September 2013

The country has high quality honey but is far from competing with the big exporters like China and India.

The main destination of the 1,978 metric tons of honey produced during the 2012-13 harvest was Europe, however, this is not enough for the country to compete with major exporters such as China, Mexico or India. This amount was 536 tons more than the harvest exported during 2011-12 when 1,442 tons were sold.

The Competitive Sugar Industry in Guatemala

February 2015

With a yield of 12.2 tons per hectare, the industry produced 2.8 million metric tons in the 2013/2014 harvest, generating $1.13 billion for the production of sugar, alcohol and molasses.

During the 2013/2014 harvest a total of 1.9 million metric tons (MT) of sugar was exported, of which 162,000 were sent to Ghana and Tunisia and 45,000 to China.

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