International Sugar Journal

Market Snapshot May [Full subscriber]

Raw sugar futures on ICE fell more than 3% on 22 April to a three-week low of 19.24 cents per lb, weighed by an improving outlook for crops in India […]

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The Blackboard

Industry 4.0: Vertical & horizontal data integration and management [Full subscriber]

Availability of data or the generation of data is in today’s sugar factories no problem at all. An ever-increasing pool of devices, systems and processes provides data that, in many […]

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Yesterday, they were mired in a trade dispute at WTO; today, Brazil and India are partnering in biofuels production

In 2019, key sugar exporters, led by Brazil, lodged a formal complaint at the WTO against India over subsidies on sugar exports and support to its cane sector. Brazil claimed […]

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Consequences of the Russian invasion of Ukraine for the EU sugar industry

European sugar beet growers express their solidarity with the Ukrainian people, farmers and sugar beet industry suffering from the war. In this situation, Europe has to reaffirm its ambition on […]

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The Blackboard

Industrial Internet of Things IIoT [Full subscriber]

The increasing digitalization of companies and the associated networking of nearly all sectors are generating tremendous economic potential. Today over 20 billion devices and machines are already connected via the […]

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Monthly Snapshot April [Full subscriber]

It has been a tumultuous time since the 24th February. Unsurprisingly, the markets have reacted violently to the Ukrainian conflict, with energy prices rocketing. Crude hit its highest level since […]

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World’s first demonstration plant producing 1000 t gasoline/year via CO2 hydrogenation [Full subscriber]

The direct production of liquid fuels from carbon dioxide (CO2) hydrogenation has attracted enormous interest for its significant roles in mitigating CO2 emissions and reducing dependence on petrochemicals. The world’s first demonstration plant for 1,000 tonnes/year of gasoline production from CO2 hydrogenation located in Zoucheng Industrial Park, Shandong province, China, completed its trial operation and technology assessment on March 4.

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The CLOUD [Full subscriber]

The CLOUD – Talk of the town worldwide, used billions of times each day, miraculously working and in the news only, once it rains, or when massive security problems make […]

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EU sugar study ought to prompt the establishment of market-based solutions to enhance sector resilience

Political lobbying is the most effective instrument currently available to EU sugar stakeholders to manage the risks associated with their businesses, according to the recently published European Commission-sponsored study by […]

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Monthly Snapshot March [Full subscriber]

March raw sugar futures settled at 18.20 cents per lb on February 18, after climbing to a peak of 18.48 cents – its highest since February 10. May white sugar […]

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