Editorial
From the executive editor
It’s that time of the year again – we get to spend lots of time with our family and loved ones. Hello ...
Executive message
2018 year-end message from SASMA chairman
I would like to take this opportunity, on behalf of SASMA, to wish our partners the growers, customers...
Executive message
2018 year-end message from SAFDA chairman
It gives me great pleasure to write a message on behalf of the South African Farmers Development Assoc...
Executive message
2018 year-end message from SACGA chairman
Anticipating, identifying, reacting and adapting to change is key to survival in the modern world. The...
Sugar Act
Government gazettes transitional provisions
On 9 October 2018 the government gazetted the notice for transitional provisions in terms of the Sugar...
Historic Appointment
Dad, your little girl has made history
Her late father sowed the seeds of farming in Lindiwe “Lee” Hlubi. Not only has she become a sugarcane...
Transformation
Sugar industry pledges R1 billion for transformation
The sugar industry has committed a billion rand towards transformation over a five-year period.
Transformation
The need for rapid transformation in sugar industry
The biggest and most important challenge by far is the need for rapid transformation of the country’s ...
Tariff
New tariff still insufficient and will lead to shrinkage
The South African Sugar Association (SASA) has presented its case to the Portfolio Committee on Trade ...
Revenue Streams
New revenue streams
Businesses across South Africa and all over the world, implement plans and strategies to remain releva...
SASTA Congress
The 2018 sasta congress awards go to…
In October this year, the South African Sugarcane Technologists Association (SASTA) held their annual ...
Icumsa
South africa hosts successful icumsa meeting
In a first for the country, South Africa recently held a meeting of the International Commission for U...
Replant cost guidelines
Understanding sugarcane replant cost
The South African Farmers Development Association (SAFDA) collaborated with a range of experts from th...
Trade
European union delegation visits sugar industry
The South African Sugar Association (SASA) recently hosted European Union (EU) Trade and Economic Comm...
Media
Sasa gives journalists sweet taste of sugar industry
Journalists from Johannesburg, Cape Town, Grahamstown and Durban learnt more about the sugar industry ...
SITFE
Sugar industry changing kids’ lives for better
A sugar industry sponsored Early Childhood Development (ECD) project is making a huge difference in th...
Sport
Football tournament with sweet economic spin-offs
The people of Nkomazi have been scoring economically from the annual Selati Cup, sponsored by RCL FOOD...
Health
Durban wellness festival rises against diabetes wave
The scourge of diabetes in the world has reached tsunamic proportions, a situation which needs a decis...
SASRI
Sasri hosts open day for new growers
On the 10 October, SASRI hosted an Open Day for all new growers and sugar industry members who wanted ...
Training
Shukela training centre does it again!
Once more the STC learner, Philile Jessica Mngadi, from Edison Power, won the Provincial leg of the Wo...
Training
STC’s relationship with the circuit breaker industries pty ltd pays off
Shukela Training Centre’s relationship with Circuit Breaker Industries Pty Ltd (CBI), the only local c...
World Market
World market summary
The New York sugar futures contract has been on an upward trajectory since the start of October 2018. ...
Recipe
Festive season tasty treats
End your year by tantalising your taste buds with these mouth-watering recipes.
Environment
Weather report
INDUSTRY Rainfall Summary – OCTOBER 2018
Sneekpeeks
Agent sneakpeeks
When the hunter becomes the hunted… we are not sure if SA Sugar Journal Managing Editor Cedric Mboyis...