International Sugar Journal
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Sugar beet: Planting, harvesting and cleaning [Full subscriber]

Once a new sugar beet variety has been developed, seed production begins. The seed is multiplied where the climate and soil guarantee the optimum quality. The agronomic advantage of the […]

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Monthly Snapshot September [Full subscriber]

Market Overview Raw sugar futures in New York October finished at 13.24 cents/lb on 19th August. The market climbed to a five-month high of 13.28 cents on 14th August. It […]

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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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Can you hear the beet?  [Full subscriber]

Today about three-quarters of the world’s sugar is supplied from cane which is grown in tropical and sub-tropical regions; one-quarter is supplied from beet grown in more temperate climates. The […]

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Monthly Snapshot August [Full subscriber]

Market overview While the Covid-19 pandemic continues to heap instability in the global economy, it is apparent, that at least in the global sugar market, there is relative numbness to […]

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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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Monthly Snapshot July [Full subscriber]

Market analysis On 22nd June the 15-day average price for the raw sugar at ICE in New York was 12.19 cents/lb while the price that day was 12.21 cents. The […]

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Laboratory chemicals  [Full subscriber]

Horne’s dry lead, consisting of a mixture of 4 parts Pb(C2H3O2)2.PbO and 3 parts Pb(C2H3O2)2.2PbO, was known in 1904. In 1942 Bates noted that basic lead acetate was the most […]

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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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Animal feeds [Full subscriber]

Aquaculture is a fast growing segment of agriculture. The manufacture of feeds for shrimps or prawns is important in Asia where 90% of the global aquaculture production is found. A […]

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