International News

July 9, 2018
Sugaronline | https://goo.gl/V72qaU Queensland Sugar will partner with Queensland Cane Growers to build a blockchain to keep track of the provenance of sugar being produced, according to Australia’s IT News. The four-year project received a A$2.25 million smart farm grant from the federal government.... Read More
July 9, 2018
Sugaronline | https://goo.gl/vFGR7b Scientists have named the organism responsible for chlorotic streak disease (CSD) in sugarcane, as part of a breakthrough that had been a scientific mystery for almost 90 years, according to Australia’s Queensland Country Life. Most importantly, the discovery is being... Read More
June 27, 2018
Sugaronline (South Africa's Rekord East) | https://goo.gl/idJVzh Hundreds of people protested against cheap sugar imports outside the department of trade and industry's offices in Sunnyside on Tuesday morning, according to South Africa's Rekord East. The protesters believe that sugar imported from... Read More
June 26, 2018  Sugaronline (Kenya's Daily Nation Newspaper) | https://goo.gl/NKDpA8 The price of sugar has suddenly shot up in Tana River and Kilifi Counties now that the commodity is hard to come by, according to Kenya's Daily Nation newspaper. The sugar that wholesalers used to buy at KES3,800 (US$37.7) per 50kg bag has... Read More
June 26, 2018 Sugaronline (Anna Flavia Rochas) | https://goo.gl/iEfXsx Sugarcane crush in Brazil's centre-south increased 6.4% in the first half of June, in relation to the same period last year, to 42.03 million tonnes, and ethanol sales reached a record high, according to industry association UNICA, reports Anna Flavia... Read More