Sweet promise for sugar cane in biofuel

The plan seeks to ease a crisis caused by a flood of cheap imports, much of them from Eswatini

10 October 2021 - 00:00 By

SA's sugar industry is in talks with the government over a potential subsidy that could see it convert more than a third of its annual output into biofuel, according to a group representing companies in the sector.

Currently 800,000t of the industry's annual output of 2.1-million tons is being exported at a loss, according to the South African Sugar Association (Sasa)...

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