SA canegrowers

Budget 2024: Small-scale growers will bear the brunt of a sugar tax increase

As Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana presents his 2024 Budget Speech to Parliament this week, SA Canegrowers is calling on National Treasury to prioritise measures to aid economic recovery and job retention. After what has been a trying five-year period for the sugar industry, an increase in the Health Promotion[...]

By Specialist Writer|20th February 2024|Categories: Articles, Resource management|Tags: , |

Tongaat Hulett payment to small-scale growers welcomed but payment to commercial growers still outstanding

SA Canegrowers has confirmed reports that some small-scale growers supplying the Tongaat Hulett mills at Felixton, Amatikulu and Maidstone have received the overdue payment for cane delivered in September 2022. We welcome this development, given the particular financial vulnerability of small-scale grower operations, and are grateful that the business[...]

By Specialist Writer|7th November 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , |

SA Canegrowers AGM marks 95th anniversary, celebrates industry resilience, and expands support to Small-Scale Growers

Since the start of the year, the sugar industry has distributed more than R225 million to Small-Scale Growers. The recent approval by the sugar industry of an additional R47,7 million for release for this purpose during the remainder of 2022 will bring the total to more than R 272[...]

By Specialist Writer|10th June 2022|Categories: Articles, Crop production|Tags: |

Shoprite partners with SA Canegrowers and prioritises selling only locally-produced sugar

The Shoprite Group have partnered with SA Canegrowers on its Home Sweet Home campaign to encourage South African consumers to buy locally-produced sugar.  This partnership will see the Shoprite Group, which is Africa’s largest retailer, prioritising selling only locally-produced sugar in its 1 189 Shoprite, Checkers, Checkers Hyper and Usave supermarkets[...]

By Specialist Writer|24th January 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , |
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