International Sugar Journal

A sweet tribute to Jack Roney’s influential career in sugar

As Jack Roney, the esteemed Director of Economics and Policy Analysis at the American Sugar Alliance, prepares for his well-deserved retirement, we have been reflecting on the immense impact that […]

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Monthly Snapshot July [Full subscriber]

Market Overview July raw sugar futures on ICE closed at 16.78 cents per lb on 21st June, after dipping to its weakest since mid-April at 16.19. A week earlier the […]

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A level playing field in global agricultural policy: Quest for the holy grail?

I have had the honour of working for farmers my entire professional career – for all American farmers during my 15-year tenure at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and, for […]

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The Blackboard

Green hydrogen [Full subscriber]

Hydrogen is recognised as one of the most promising clean energy sources of the future. A kilogram of hydrogen has about three times as much energy as a comparable amount […]

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The Blackboard

The gamification approach: learning by playing [Full subscriber]

Introduction How can the gamification approach be used to encourage “learning by playing”? How can digital content be designed in such a way as to communicate sustainable information to employees […]

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Monthly Snapshot June [Full subscriber]

Market Analysis Raw sugar futures on ICE closed more than 2% lower on 21st May as speculators liquidated part of their large long position amid a stronger dollar. July raw […]

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For small and medium-sized sugar companies, the opportunity to diversify beckons

With the sugar market bullish and prices hovering in the range of 16-18 cents/lb, this is an ideal opportunity for many small and medium-sized companies to divert increased profits into […]

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Managing soil health to drive crop productivity*

There is no disputing that soil health has taken a battering over the years with the arrival of industrial agriculture. There is also no disputing that for human security, the […]

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The Blackboard

Industry 4.0 – the fourth industrial revolution [Full subscriber]

Continuous improvement in productivity, quality, agility, and service levels underpin ongoing success of a business. The arrival of Industry 4.0 has escalated the opportunity to drive competitiveness. The term Industry […]

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Monthly Snapshot May [Full subscriber]

Market Overview Raw sugar futures on ICE hit a six week high on 16th April, nearing 17 cents per lb. On 20th April, May raw sugar settled at 16.62 cents […]

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