International Sugar Journal

EU sugar industry advocates for an economic, social and environmental level playing field on sugar production and trade globally [Full subscriber]

The intensity of the COVID 19 epidemic and its global scale is a reminder of how important it is to be independent in terms of healthcare, technology and food production. Historically, […]

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The Blackboard

LLT Clarifier [Full subscriber]

Turbulent eddies can be created as juice flows in clarifiers such as the Dorr and Graver. Usually the feed travels horizontally outwards and vertically upwards. Horizontal flows reduce efficiency and […]

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Monthly Snapshot October [Full subscriber]

Market Analysis Sugar price movement along a narrow range in the recent past suggests that both fundamentals and market is not wary about any imminent developments that will raise pulse […]

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The Blackboard

Sugar beet: Planting, harvesting and cleaning [Full subscriber]

Once a new sugar beet variety has been developed, seed production begins. The seed is multiplied where the climate and soil guarantee the optimum quality. The agronomic advantage of the […]

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Monthly Snapshot September [Full subscriber]

Market Overview Raw sugar futures in New York October finished at 13.24 cents/lb on 19th August. The market climbed to a five-month high of 13.28 cents on 14th August. It […]

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Vendors reprise amidst the pandemic – When will we see you again?

There have been numerous discussions and webinars over the last few months which have addressed the Covid-19 related challenges the sugar industry now faces but for the most part, these […]

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The Blackboard

Can you hear the beet?  [Full subscriber]

Today about three-quarters of the world’s sugar is supplied from cane which is grown in tropical and sub-tropical regions; one-quarter is supplied from beet grown in more temperate climates. The […]

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Monthly Snapshot August [Full subscriber]

Market overview While the Covid-19 pandemic continues to heap instability in the global economy, it is apparent, that at least in the global sugar market, there is relative numbness to […]

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Scourge of sugar smuggling can’t go on – apathy continues to damage

“Illicit trade ..is crowding out legitimate economic activity, depriving governments of revenues for investment in vital public services, dislocating millions of legitimate jobs and causing irreversible damage to … human […]

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Monthly Snapshot July [Full subscriber]

Market analysis On 22nd June the 15-day average price for the raw sugar at ICE in New York was 12.19 cents/lb while the price that day was 12.21 cents. The […]

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