SUGAR NEWS & REPORTS

Read about the latest developments in the sugar industry,
and hear our expert views and news as it happens.

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    May 2019

    What is the difference between beet sugar and cane sugar?

    Sugar from beet or cane is used across industries from confectionery and baking to pharmaceuticals, but how different are these plants? Where is beet sugar and cane sugar grown? ­ Sugar beet is usually grown in temperate climates such as Canada, Europe, China, Russia and in the UK mainly in East Anglia and Lincolnshire. It […]

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    May 2019

    Why is sugar tested during production?

    At Ragus’ Pure Sugars, our rigorous testing processes mean that every product that leaves our factory perfectly meets our customers’ needs. Why does every batch of Ragus’ Pure Sugar product need to be tested? In order to maintain a consistent end product, our customers need to know they are getting an identical product every time […]

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    May 2019

    The importance of a customer first approach at Ragus

    Customers are intrinsic to daily operations at Ragus Pure Sugars. Not only do they form one of our 10 pillars of CSR, but they are at the centre of everything we do at Ragus. Starting the sugar journey at Ragus Pure Sugars As specialists in sugar manufacturing, we use the expertise gained from our 90-year […]

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    Apr 2019

    The importance of ethical sugar supply chains

    Ethical supply chains mean all actors are paid fairly for their work. At Ragus Pure Sugars, this approach is embedded in how we operate. What is an ethical supply chain?   An ethical supply chain or ethical sourcing refers to a supply chain in which all operators are paid and treated fairly. Current UK law […]

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    Apr 2019

    How do I find my ideal sugar product?

    With a product as diverse as sugar, finding your ideal solution can be tough. Here’s our guide to the Ragus Pure Sugars web resources that make your search easy. How do I know my sugar is ethically sourced?   When deciding on where to purchase your sugar product, it is essential to ensure that every […]

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    Apr 2019

    Specialist sugars and their applications

    In the UK, sugar usually means the white granules derived from sugar beet. But there is a wide range of specialist sugars used in the products we consume every day.   Sugar is sourced from natural sugar cane and beet. In both cases the raw material goes through a refining process involving cutting, cleaning, juice […]

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