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Sugar War: FG aloofness threatening Nigerian Sugar Master Plan

Sugar War: FG aloofness threatening Nigerian Sugar Master Plan

By Comrade O’Seun John Recently, the media space has been awash with bickering reports between major players in the sugar industry. These reports have been laced with accusations of monopoly, sharp practices and insincerity between Dangote, Flour Mills and BUA companies. This conflict, irrespective of the strong positions of parties involved, requires the urgent attention […]
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Woman, 72, remanded in prison over fake sugar

Woman, 72, remanded in prison over fake sugar

Lagos—A septuagenarian, Esther Akinsanya, was, yesterday, remanded in prison custody by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos over alleged sale of adulterated Dangote Sugar.

How govt can accelerate self-sufficiency in sugar by 2021  — GMD Dangote Sugar

How govt can accelerate self-sufficiency in sugar by 2021 — GMD Dangote Sugar

Well, land acquisitions had been at the forefront. To acquire massive land to produce sugar in commercial quantity is a major challenge. I would give you examples of states where we have gone and spent two to three years just to acquire land. When you are talking of acquiring 20-30, 000 hectares of land, you will see that you are encroaching into several communities and what one community likes doesn’t agree with what other communities like.

Why we don’t manufacture cube sugar  — Dangote

Why we don’t manufacture cube sugar — Dangote

DANGOTE Sugar Refinery Plc has given insights into why the company is not manufacturing cube sugar despite having invested over N400 billion in backward integration projects in the sugar sector.

Manufacturers import 1.4m MT of  raw sugar in H1 2017

Manufacturers import 1.4m MT of raw sugar in H1 2017

DOMESTIC sugar    manufacturers imported over 1.4 million metric tonnes of raw sugar into the country in the first half of 2017 (H1’17). The imports were maily as raw material for final consumer sugar refinery.