Editorial
From the executive editor
It is that time of the year again – the annual South African Sugar Technologists’ Association (SASTA) ...
SASTA
Sasta president welcome address
Welcome to the 90th Annual SASTA Congress. SASTA has been hosting successful congresses for the past 9...
SASTA
Message from sasta coc chair
The SASTA Congress continues to be a premier event on the sugar industry calendar. The success of such...
SASTA
Sasta council 2017-2018
SASTA COUNCIL 2017 - 2018
SASTA
Highlights of sasta 2018 congress programme
The annual SASTA Congress is a major highlight in the SASTA calendar and continues to be the congress ...
SASTA
Welcome to the future!
Delegates at this year’s South African Sugar Technologists’ Association (SASTA) Congress have a date w...
SASTA
Dextran – a quality issue of concern
Most people in the South African sugarcane industry have probably heard of the term “dextran” and may ...
SASTA
Programme of the 91st annual congress of sasta
PROGRAMME 91st ANNUAL CONGRESS OF SASTA 14 -16 AUGUST 2018, ICC DURBAN
Renewable Resources
Global, continental and local ethanol outlook
Globally, sugarcane is a major feedstock for renewable bioethanol production for use as a transportati...
Import Tariff
Sugar industry marches against avalanche of imports
The sugar industry crisis precipitated by unprecedented influx of imports was met with a revolutionary...
Media
Media learns more about tariff crisis facing industry
The South African Sugar Association (SASA) held a fruitful and successful media networking session wit...
Icumsa
South africa honoured to host 31st icumsa meeting
The analysis of sugar products and associated factory streams requires documented, unambiguous analyti...
Training & Development
Deputy minister hails shukela training centre
Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Buti Manamela has heaped praise on the Shukela Training ...
Sitfe
Graduates urged to grow agri sector
Agriculture is the future!
Training & Development
Sasri runs successful sugarcane production short courses
In June this year, SASRI conducted its 98th Senior Certificate Course in Sugarcane Agriculture bringin...
Sustainability
Susfarms and the midlands collaboration gain recognition
The Midlands Sustainable Sugar Supply Chain Collaboration (known as “The Collaboration”) was establish...
Fertiliser Advisory Service
Fas: your one-stop-shop for every agricultural crop!
The Fertiliser Advisory Service analyses soil, leaf, water, fertiliser, compost and related samples fo...
Energy & Finance
How fuel prices are determined
There has been a lot of concern regarding the seemingly ever increasing price of fuel. This is not sur...
World Market
World market summary
The Sugar No 11 October 2018 contract came under significant pressure during the month of July with pr...
Environment
Weather report
INDUSTRY Rainfall Summary – JUNE 2018
Sneekpeeks
Agent sneakpeeks
Snapshots of sugar industry people out and about