South African Sugar Industry

March 1, 2019

Sugar crisis: Minister Davies must issue moratorium on the sugar tax- South Africa

The SA Canegrowers Association is encouraged that the Trade and Industry Portfolio Committee today agreed on the scale of the crisis in the sugar industry. We are particularly pleased that Minister Rob Davies has been requested […]
December 20, 2018

It’s a bitter end for sugar as investors line up for 2019 losses

Piles of graded refined sugar sits in boxes at a lab Nikolaev, Ukraine. Picture: Vincent Mundy/Bloomberg Sugar is ending 2018 on a bitter note on signs that a price collapse could get even worse next year. […]
December 13, 2018

What can we expect from the South African Sugar Industry?

The survival and sustainability of the labour-intensive sugar industry is under severe threat owing to the flood of sugar imports and the resultant inability by industry bodies to recover costs, according to South African Sugar Association […]
October 8, 2018

Sugar tax millions should be used for diversification in the industry

It seems only right that a tax that originates from the sugar industry should be applied to explore ways to enable this huge employer of South Africans to keep up the good work. There has been […]