Research and Development

Research and Development


Our continued commitment to the future British beet sugar industry


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Laboratory scientist
harvester
British Beet Research Organisation

BRITISH BEET RESEARCH ORGANISATION (BBRO)

The BBRO is a non-profit making company funded jointly by British Sugar and UK sugar beet growers, which commissions and communicates research to increase the competitiveness and profitability of the UK beet industry in a sustainable and environmentally acceptable manner.

Assisted by the BBRO, UK sugar beet growers have reduced their usage of nitrogen fertiliser by more than 40% since 1980, resulting in sugar beet now having the lowest nitrogen usage of any major arable crop in the UK, including cereals, oilseed rape and potatoes.

 








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