International Sugar Journal
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 […]

Read more …

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 […]

Read more …

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 […]

Read more …

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 […]

Read more …
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 […]

Read more …

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 […]

Read more …

A year into Covid-19 – the global sugar industry continues to be resilient

While the “COVID-19 has already produced catastrophic social, economic, and public health consequences, with more than 107 million documented cases and 2.3 million deaths,”1 the global sugar industry has shown […]

Read more …
The Blackboard

Analytical work: Precision, accuracy, calibration [Full subscriber]

The final aim of a chemical analysis is to obtain one or more numerical results. Between the recording of measured values and the reporting of numerical results, there are arithmetic […]

Read more …

Monthly Snapshot April [Full subscriber]

Market Analysis Raw sugar fell back below 16 cents on the New York futures market, closing on 19th March at 15.89 cents per pound from 16.13 cents on 12th March. […]

Read more …

Rising ethanol blending program in India will soak up surplus sugar

The Indian sugar sector used to be a wildcard in the sugar market where periodic swings in output would tip the global sugar price one way or the other. Some […]

Read more …