ARTICLES RELATING TO SUGAR INDUSTRY

WATCH: Here's the lowdown on sugar - from an expert

2019-08-31 06:45

Can sugar, in all its forms, really wreak serious havoc on our health?

Peter Staude to step down as CEO of Tongaat Hulett

2018-08-06 16:46

Tongaat Hulett said an interim CEO would be appointed while the group's board identifies his successor.

Artificial sweeteners may lead to diabetes

2017-08-15 11:52

Experts say that a sweet-tasting, lower-calorie drink can trigger a greater metabolic response than a drink with higher calories.

Is sugar tax doing its work already?

2017-06-11 06:00

There are more signs that the heavily contested proposed tax on sugar-sweetened beverages is starting to effect change as the soft drink industry fights it tooth and nail.

Drought dries up Illovo’s half-year profits

2015-11-30 09:32

South Africa’s drought, pressure on export prices and reduced demand in Malawi have resulted in Illovo Sugar cutting its half-year profit by nearly 60%.

Tongaat's Zim unit posts moderate growth

2015-05-27 12:45

Tongaat Hulett has experienced modest full-year growth in its Zimbabwe-based operations, as improved market protection boosted local sales.

 

Shareholders vote against Tongaat Hulett remuneration policy

2018-08-08 15:37

The agriculture and agri-processing company says its board will meet with shareholders to hear their views after they rejected a non-binding resolution on pay.

Govt gets tough on 'non-transformative' sugar industry

2017-11-10 16:12

The Department of Trade and Industry has instructed the South African Sugar Association to immediately stop paying levies to the South African Cane Growers Association until an agreement is reached on how to acknowledge black sugarcane growers in the sector.

Sugar workers could down tools

2017-06-25 12:25

Discussions regarding strike action by around 1 000 Illovo employees in KwaZulu Natal will begin on Monday after wage negotiations resulted in a deadlock.

Tongaat Hulett turns to property as drought cuts profits

2016-05-30 09:22

A severe drought has cut profit from Tongaat Hulett’s sugar operations by 85%, but land development and starch operations helped reduce its overall loss to 18%.

Zim move boosts Tongaat sugar operations

2015-09-23 11:38

Tongaat Hulett's Zimbabwe operations have received a reprieve from rising cheap imports of sugar after the government moved to stop import permits.

Sugar: should it be banned?

2015-01-23 12:23

Sugar has been likened to cocaine- it's addictive and should be banned, say critics. Are we taking things a step too far? 

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