SA sugar industry outlook still sour

Tshegofatso Mathe

Health tax adds to woes of local producers, who want it dropped, but experts say the industry is simply not competitive enough

Letters to the editor: September 14 to 20


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Sugar tariff hike satisfies no one

Lynley Donnelly  

The increase is less than local producers wanted, while companies say it entrenches inefficiencies

Sugar sector wants a sweeter deal

Lynley Donnelly  

Despite intense debate about the protection the industry enjoys, it says it is up against a wall

There’s no sweetness in Kenya’s sugar

Zukiswa Wanner

A drama worthy of a Connie and Shona Ferguson production