International Sugar Journal

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 […]

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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 […]

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EU 27 + UK sugar beet sector beset by production challenges in 2020/21

After the turmoil of MYs 2018/19 and 2019/20, MY 2020/21 was expected to mark a recovery for our sector and the end of a “transition”, as the European Commission characterised […]

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After an unforgettable 2020, sugar companies need to reset a vision for the future

It goes without saying that the pandemic has been disruptive. However, sugar production in the southern hemisphere has proved resilient in the face of these difficulties, thanks to large scale […]

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Reflections on the year

While we agitate at the massive upheaval Covid-19 has had in our lives and work – not that its throes are over yet – with the end game in sight, […]

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Sugar and health: Why evidence-based science is as important now as ever

Not a day goes by without a media story somewhere around the world linking a food, or a nutrient, with health. Sometimes cheerfully (“eating chocolate may help prevent heart disease”) […]

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EU sugar industry advocates for an economic, social and environmental level playing field on sugar production and trade globally [Full subscriber]

The intensity of the COVID 19 epidemic and its global scale is a reminder of how important it is to be independent in terms of healthcare, technology and food production. Historically, […]

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Vendors reprise amidst the pandemic – When will we see you again?

There have been numerous discussions and webinars over the last few months which have addressed the Covid-19 related challenges the sugar industry now faces but for the most part, these […]

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Scourge of sugar smuggling can’t go on – apathy continues to damage

“Illicit trade ..is crowding out legitimate economic activity, depriving governments of revenues for investment in vital public services, dislocating millions of legitimate jobs and causing irreversible damage to … human […]

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Rumble in the Pakistani industry as sugar barons investigated

While the Covid-19 pandemic continues to engage and exercise governments, in the global sugar industry, one distraction that has been overshadowed has been Pakistan’s government launching an enquiry against the […]

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