International Sugar Journal

For a swifter path to expanding sugar production in Africa – address smuggling

While the African continent is structurally deficient in sugar, regional differences define the sugar production landscape in Africa. Sugar producers in Southern Africa generate surplus while the rest are in […]

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A sweet tribute to Jack Roney’s influential career in sugar

As Jack Roney, the esteemed Director of Economics and Policy Analysis at the American Sugar Alliance, prepares for his well-deserved retirement, we have been reflecting on the immense impact that […]

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Monthly Snapshot July [Full subscriber]

Market Overview July raw sugar futures on ICE closed at 16.78 cents per lb on 21st June, after dipping to its weakest since mid-April at 16.19. A week earlier the […]

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A level playing field in global agricultural policy: Quest for the holy grail?

I have had the honour of working for farmers my entire professional career – for all American farmers during my 15-year tenure at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and, for […]

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The Blackboard

Green hydrogen [Full subscriber]

Hydrogen is recognised as one of the most promising clean energy sources of the future. A kilogram of hydrogen has about three times as much energy as a comparable amount […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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