Editor
from the executive editor
As it has become tradition, the penultimate edition of the year focuses on the annual South African Su...
SASTA
sasta president welcome address
Welcome to the 92nd Annual SASTA Congress. SASTA has been hosting successful congresses for the past 9...
SASTA
message from sasta coc chair
The SASTA Congress continues to be a premier event in the sugar industry calendar. Excellent scientifi...
SASTA
sasta council 2018-2019
SASTA COUNCIL 2018-2019
SASTA
highlights of the sasta 2019 congress programme
The annual SASTA congress is a major highlight in the SASTA calendar and continues to be the congress ...
SASTA
sky is the limit – industry looks beyond the horizon
Pioneering and world renowned astronomer, Dr Bernie Fanaroff, has embarked on another incredible odyss...
SASTA
programme of the 92nd annual congress of sasta
Biofuels
government’s biofuels programme to benefit industry on track
The sugar industry held a fruitful meeting with the Director General of the Department of Energy (DoE)...
Transformation
the sugar industry’s long-term transformation plan
As at May 2018, Empowerdex was appointed by the South African Sugar Association (SASA), as an official...
SASA AGM
transformation and diversification – the nexus of the future of the sugar industry
ADDRESS BY THE CHAIRPERSON AT THE 2019 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN SUGAR ASSOCIATION (...
Women's month
women must work together, not against each other
South African Sugar Association (SASA) Vice-Chairperson, Lindiwe “Lee” Hlubi, has made a clarion call ...
Financial tipping point
the economic effect of reaching the financial tipping point
In the words of former Soviet statesman, Nikita Khrushchev, “Economics is a subject that does not grea...
Small-scale growers
akwandze agricultural finance
In 2006, the Nkomazi small-scale growers faced an uncertain future without access to production credit...
Small-scale growers
small-scale farmers become owners of fertiliser plant
As part of transforming the sugar industry, black small-scale sugarcane farmers have now been elevated...
Enterprise development
sugar industry comes to the rescue of small-scale farmers
The South African Sugar Association (SASA) has joined hands with Enterprise iLembe Economic Developmen...
Education
graduates encouraged to start own businesses
It is no longer a world of work, but business. And you have to master the ability to instruct your mon...
STC
shukela training centre produces more graduates
It was all smiles and laughter as graduands, dressed to the nines, became graduates at the recent Shuk...
Trade
regional trade agreement is sweet music to sa sugar industry
The Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) is an African free trade agreement between the Common Market for...
In memoriam
sugar industry loses stalwart
The late Thulani Majozi, 66, lost his battle with diabetes on 4 August 2019. He was a well-respected f...
World market
world market summary
The New York No.11 July 2019 contract came off the board, closing at 12.32 USc/lb on 28 June 2019. The...
weather
weather report
South African Sugarcane Research Institute
sneakpeeks
sneakpeeks
Snapshots of sugar industry people out and about