editor
MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Welcome to the second edition of SA Sugar Journal, the only official voice of the South African sugar ...
sa canegrowers
Message from SA Canegrowers Chairman
As growers near the end of another challenging season, I am reminded of the saying that “the farmer ha...
sasma
Message from SASMA Chairman
I would like to take this opportunity, on behalf of SASMA, to wish the milling companies, canegrowers,...
industry sustainability
PARLIAMENT ORDERS TREASURY TO CONSULT MORE
health & nutrition
Facts about Sugar and health
Whether it’s white, raw or brown sugar, honey or syrup, nearly all of us add a little sweetness to our...
health & nutrition
SASA BUILDS OUTDOOR GYM FOR RURAL COMMUNITY
As part of its longstanding commitment to healthy lifestyle, the South African Sugar Association (SASA...
health & nutrition
WALK PROMOTES AWARENESS ABOUT DIABETES
Approximately 600 walkers attended the 2016 DSA Global Diabetes Walk which was sponsored by the South ...
health & nutrition
FOOD FOR THOUGHT FOR DIETICIANS AND NUTRITIONISTS
The South African Sugar Association (SASA) hosted a successful Sugar and Health Symposium in November ...
small-scale farmer sustainability
ROADMAP TOWARDS SMALL-SCALE GROWER SUSTAINABILITY
Since its dedicated focus on grower sustainability four years ago, Canegrowers’ Association has been c...
small-scale farmer cooperative
RURAL COOPERATIVE OVERCOMES OBSTACLES
After getting lost for a few minutes in this beautiful village, we finally arrive at the venue of our ...
land reform
SASA-GOVERNMENT PARTNERSHIP THRIVES
The multi-million rand partnership between the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) ...
science & technology
Transforming the South African scientific milieu
The South African Sugarcane Research Institute (SASRI) is committed to the principles of redress, equa...
science & technology
Fall armyworm update
Fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda is a migratory lepidopteran (moth) species. It originates from the...
education
SUGAR INDUSTRY GIVES STAR STUDENTS WINGS
A total of 41 students who have excelled academically are well on their way to a better tomorrow, all ...
trade
WORLD MARKET SUMMARY
With few bullish factors to speak of in the course of the month, No. 11 pricing fell from 19.81 US c/l...
environment
WEATHER REPORT
INDUSTRY Rainfall Summary – December 2016
sneak peeks
Snapshots of sugar industry people out and about