International Sugar Journal

Sugar storage in silos* [Full subscriber]

Abstract There are large differences in the usual storage of white sugar from beet and cane. Beet white sugar is usually stored in silos. Cane white sugar is commonly filled in bags and stored in warehouses. Sugar quality is much better using silo storage instead of warehouses in terms of fluidity and aspects of hygiene as well as food production. Silo-handled sugar can either be filled in the usual packaging machines or be filled and transported in road tankers – the latter is very economical especially for industrial use. In contrast to the storage in warehouses, sugar storage in silos…

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