International Sugar Journal

USA – Sidney Sugars beet pulp dryer ignites [Full subscriber]

Fire crews were dispatched to the Sidney Sugars beet sugar plant in Sidney, Montana on 18th December after a fire ignited in a pulp dryer, according to local press reports.

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USA – Silos at Domino Sugar refinery catches fire [Full subscriber]

Two 10-storey high silos filled with refined sugar at Domino Sugar’s refinery in Chalmette, Louisiana caught fire on the afternoon of August 27, according to local press reports.

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Uganda – Kakira Sugar loses US$955,000 worth of cane following fire by arsonists [Registered]

Arsonists have burnt 750 acres (303.5 ha) of sugarcane belonging to Kakira Sugar Limited. The fire has destroyed some 26,000 tonnes of raw cane worth UGX3.5 billion (US$955,000), according to local press reports.

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