International Sugar Journal

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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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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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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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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