Sugar beet cultivation
How many farms produce sugar beet for Südzucker?
About 18,000 in Germany, Europe-wide about 42,600 for the Südzucker Group.
What are sugar beet delivery rights?
A farm needs delivery rights to cultivate sugar beet. Delivery rights of this type can be traded between farms.
Can any farm cultivate sugar beet and supply it to Südzucker?
Südzucker only buys sugar beet from farms with active sugar beet delivery rights.
How many sugar beet are grown per hectare?
80,000 to 90,000 sugar beet are grown per hectare.