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

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    Jan 2016

    Brewing & Distilling Sugars Report Highlights Ragus Expertise

    Steve Curtis, Editor of IBD Brewer and Distiller International magazine visited Ragus HQ and our new Production Facility in 2015. He was on a fact-finding mission in connection with an upcoming technical article to cover all aspects of the production of brewing sugars from raw materials to packaging. His comprehensive report is now published and available here to […]

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    Dec 2015

    Sugar prices rising influenced by El Niño world weather disruption

      The El Niño phenomenon, which is linked to warmer-than-usual Pacific water temperatures disrupts global weather patterns resulting in extreme rainfall or drought conditions.   Market Position Sugar prices seem to have finally turned a corner, although a couple of months later than we predicted, with tighter stocks indicating a global deficit in the year […]

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    Aug 2015

    “Project Goldie” Video To Be Released Autumn 2015

    Manufacture of Golden Syrup made from pure sugars being filmed at the Ragus UK sugar facility. Filming took place at our U.K. sugar factory close to west London over the weekend, putting the final touches to our latest video about the origins and present day modern manufacture of the glorious elixir that is Golden Syrup. […]

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    Jul 2015

    Sugar For Endurance At The Spa 24 Hours

    Sweet success for Ragus drivers on the podium. Ecurie Ecosse powered by Ragus Pure Sugar Energy saved their best Blancpain Endurance Series performance of the season for when it mattered most last weekend after scoring a Pro-Am podium finish at the 24 Hours of Spa for a second year running, taking 3rd in class, 7th […]

  • 24

    Jul 2015

    Sugar Versus Alternative Sweeteners

    Alternative sweeteners cannot perform or replicate all the many functions of natural sugar. In 2014, sugar confectionery sales dropped for the very first time, with sweeteners and sugar replacements growing in prominence. However, the sugar-free confectionery market is still relatively small. With ongoing concerns about the reduction of sugar in the diet, many observers believe […]

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    Jun 2015

    Sugar Prices Set To Rise After Six Year Lows

    Harvesting sugar cane in Barbados. Market Position High stocks and weak demand continue to dominate the global sugar markets. In May traded prices in both London and New York reached 6 year lows, partly as a result of Thailand’s large surplus of raw sugar, although the general consensus is that the market price from June […]

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