Futures-linked sugar beet contract guidance

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This NFU Sugar guidance note on futures-linked sugar beet contracts provides details about an innovative new arrangement which gives UK sugar beet growers an option to choose a more flexible pricing mechanism for the beet they produce.

It sets out a summary of the existing pricing structure for the sale of sugar beet and a summary of how the alternative pricing structure will work.

The document outlines:

  • The current position
  • The new pricing option
  • Risks and rewards
  • Next steps

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