International Sugar Journal

Tanzania – Government allocates more land for cane production [Registered]

According to FO Licht, consumption in the country for 2015/16 is 624,700 tonnes sugar (raw value) while the production is 340,000 tonnes.

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Tanzania – TPC invests US$5mln to increase sugar production [Registered]

TPC Director of Corporate Services, Mr Jaffari Ally was reported as saying that the firm is set to spend more than TZS11bln (US$5 mln) on investment in machinery and expansion of farms.

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Tanzania – 50% tax on imported sugar introduced [Registered]

The move was widely welcomed by the stakeholders in the sugar industry. The news was broked by a representative of Tanzania Sugar Producers Association (TSPA), Mr Hamad Yahaya at a news conference.

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Tanzania – Proposed US$500 mln sugar-power project in trouble [Registered]

SIDA, which provided 50million Swedish Kronas (US$5.9 mln) to the project, pulled out at end April after expiry of the deadline for EcoEnergy to get other private partners.

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