CIUS represents the European sugar-using food and beverage industries with more than 15 000 companies across Europe. Members range from artican, small-and medium sized enterprises to large multinationals. CIUS members purchase and use almost 70% of the European annual consumption of sugar through its incorporation in a wide variety of added-value products and provide direct employment for over 700,000 people.
CIUS has a substantial experience and an acute knowledge of the sugar market. CIUS shares its skills and understanding with all stakeholders and decision-makers interested in sugar in order to contribute to the building of impartial and prospective politics, for the development of a transparent, competitive and fair sugar market.
LATEST PRESS RELEASE - FEBRUARY 2016
CIUS calls on the European Commission and EU Member States to start market measures guaranteeing supply security as of MARCH 2016 latest. Neither levies nor duties should be applied to the volumes of beet and cane sugar made available through access to out of quota and TRQ market measures. The CXL duty should be suspended with immediate effect.
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