Payment of your EU levy refund claim

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We are delighted to confirm that the Rural Payments Agency have reached an agreement on the correct amount of interest due for the overpaid EU production charges from 1999 and 2000.

NFU Sugar have worked hard on behalf of all past and present growers for you to claim your overpaid levies. We would like to thank you all for your patience over the past few months while we awaited news on the final claim amount.

We are pleased to confirm:

  • Letters from British Sugar should arrive early next week confirming the claim amount and the dates of payment.
  • To ex-growers the letters will ask for you to double check their details and provide any updates to BS by 15th April, as well as confirming the claim and dates
  • Payment including interest works out at approximately 40p per contract tonne (25p for 1999, 15p for 2000)
  • British Sugar will be making your refund payment on their behalf in the week commencing 29th April.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to call NFU Sugar Helpline on
0370 066 1974.

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