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Belje Wins Golden Sugar Beet

Belje Wins Golden Sugar BeetThe traditional award ceremony "Golden sugar beet" for the best sugar beet manufacturer in Croatia was held today in Virovitica. Sugar factories Viro and Sladorana Županja awarded a total of tenGolden sugar beet prizes to the best sugar beet manufacturers in 2009 and fourGolden sugar beet prizes for successful business cooperation to long-term partners and associates. The best sugar beet manufacturer with agricultural land amounting to more than 1,000 hectares in 2009 was Belje from Darda. Last year, Belje produced 116,300 tons of sugar beet on a total of 1,500 hectares, which is approximately 77.5 tons per hectare.