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Low-income black women hardest hit by noncommunicable diseases

Food apartheid is causing increasing rates of noncommunicable diseases among low-income black women

Tongaat Hullet – sugar farming company to exit sugar farming

The 139 year old Tongaat Hullet will lease its estate out to black sugar farmers until they are sold for property development

Sugar barons’ greed costs workers

Past chief executives of Tongaat Hulett have left the company in debt, forcing the company to retrench up to 5 000 people

SA sugar industry outlook still sour

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

Sugar tariff hike satisfies no one

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

There’s no sweetness in Kenya’s sugar

A drama worthy of a Connie and Shona Ferguson production

Sugar sector wants a sweeter deal

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

Goodbye to your sweet tooth

American researchers say they have discovered how to 'switch' parts of the brain’s amygdalae on and off, turning sweetness into an aversive taste

Bad boy sugar does some good

Sugar cane has a bad image but a new model that helps smallholders and associations in rural areas to earn a life-changing income may shift this.

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