RV Price Avg. price per ton: R5 008.86  D'Factor: 0.433987 November 2020-2021

Sugar Industry News

Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel has gazetted amendments to the Sugar Industry Agreement and South African Sugar Association Constitution.

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As major airlines across the world, as well as in South Africa, file for business rescue as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdowns in major tourist and business destinations, South Africa’s sugar industry is left wondering about what might have been. Or is it?

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Missed opportunities and unfulfilled promises by the government for more than a decade on biofuel and cogenerated energy plans have not only cost South Africans dearly but failed the country’s sugar industry. The much-vaunted Sugar Industry Master Plan now has a chance to put that right

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The sale of the country's largest independent sugar estate comes as Tongaat seeks to reduce debt by R8.1bn by March 2021

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The finalisation of the sugar industry Masterplan is a milestone and we must make sure the social and economic impact of Covid-19 does not undo this groundbreaking work

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The landmark Sugar Industry Masterplan gets the go ahead, while SA Canegrowers Chairman, Rex Talmage reports back to growers on the industry's positive contribution and adherence to the COVID-19 lockdown in the country.

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