January 24, 2019

Sugar has potential to be energy future of SA

When it comes to energy and fuel, South African consumers can’t seem to win. Although the petrol price has decreased, for now, the spectre of load-shedding still looms. Considering the energy future of South Africa, it […]
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. […]
September 4, 2018

Women at the forefront of sugarcane production in rural communities

South Africa’s R12bn sugar industry ranks in the top 15 out of approximately 120 sugar producing countries worldwide; making it an industry which is making a positive difference in the lives of many by employing 85,000 […]
August 10, 2018

Agriculture commodity price on exports drop significantly

According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation’s (FAO) latest food price index, global agricultural food commodity prices fell sharply in July, as all the major traded items experienced notable declines led by dairy and sugar. The […]