International Sugar Journal

Why it’s essential to drive sustainability in the sugarcane sector, now

Climate change is impacting sugarcane production. Bonsucro, the leading global sustainability platform for sugarcane, has increasingly heard from its members how the adverse impacts of drought, heavy rainfall, and extreme […]

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Industry 4.0 – Big Data – Smart Data [Full subscriber]

This column has dealt with data in many different aspects over the last half year. Data are being generated out of various sources within the overall production process of a […]

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Monthly Snapshot September [Full subscriber]

October raw sugar futures in New York on 19th August rebounded to 18.09 cents per lb, after earlier having hit a two-week low of 17.61 cents/lb. The rally was driven […]

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Industry 4.0: Artificial Intelligence AI [Full subscriber]

HAL 9000 For many of us, the culmination of Artificial Intelligence application is science fiction. A computer with the ability to self-reflect and analyse its failures and take action to […]

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Monthly Snapshot August [Full subscriber]

New York’s October raw sugar futures were down 0.75% to 18.53 cents per lb on July 21, while the white sugar fell slightly to US$535.40. Various dynamics are currently in […]

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Distant thunder reignites the fate of biofuels

One of the immediate consequences of the Russian invasion of Ukraine has been rocketing food prices as global markets factored in the loss of wheat and maize exports from one […]

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Industry 4.0 – Additive Manufacturing [Full subscriber]

In the history of digitalization, we have seen several use-cases and development steps becoming more and more relevant today. Even though they have been around for more than 20 years […]

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Monthly Snapshot July [Full subscriber]

July raw sugar fell on June 24 to 18.29 cents per lb after slumping to a low of 18.23 cents, its weakest level since March 1. August white sugar fell […]

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Industry 4.0: Augmented Reality [Full subscriber]

Digitalisation is more than simply replacing paper documents with tablets. Leveraging the full potential of digitalisation empowers completely new workflows in process plants today. And the expectations could not be […]

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Monthly Snapshot June [Full subscriber]

July ’22 raw sugar ended at 19.60 cents per lb on 25th May. Following the relative excitement that India would restrict sugar exports to 10 million tonnes in the 2021/22 […]

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