RV Price Avg. price per ton: R4 912.55  D'Factor: 0.430984 October 2020-2021

Latest News

Gledhow Sugar Mill production manager Queen Msane overseeing the start of the cane crushing season at the mill last week. General manager Andrew Francis said they expect to crush 1.4 million tons of sugar and produce about 160 000 tons of refined sugar.

Read more

Sezela smallscale grower calls on women to step into leadership roles to drive change and development in sugarcane farming communities across rural KwaZulu-Natal.

Read more

African countries must tackle climate change with a new economic model rooted in clean energy, forest protection and technology to support farmers - but they will need more investment and research to make that happen, leaders said on Thursday.

Read more

As part of the Health Department‘s strategy to reduce obesity, SA in 2018 became the first country in Africa to introduce a sugar tax. While Treasury conceded some jobs would be lost, the impact on sugar industry now claims of 10,000 imminent job losses in the cane growing sector alone.

Read more

The South African Cane Growers' Association has welcomed government's undertaking to investigate ways in which the 'imminent collapse" of the sugar value chain can be prevented.

Read more

From herding cattle to successful commercial sugarcane farmer, KwaZulu-Natal South Coast grower, Dono Bohlela says while his road to success may have been littered with hardship and tragedy, the sacrifices he made were not only worth it, but have now begun to pay off.

Read more