White Sugar and its effect on human health


Important nutrient in our diet is carbohydrates. They supply energy to our body. Carbohydrates are composed of three constituents like fiber, starch and sugar. Starch and fiber are complicated carbohydrates and sugar is in simple form. Through nutrient quality we determine how much of these are present in food. Our body needs total three customs of carbohydrates to work properly. Glucose which is used as energy is broken down from sugar and starches. Sugar’s important role is to provide

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White Sugar and its Effects on Human Health


Important nutrient in our diet is carbohydrates. They supply energy to our body. Carbohydrates are



composed of three constituents like fiber, starch and sugar. Starch and fiber are complicated



carbohydrates and sugar is in simple form. Through nutrient quality we determine how much of these



are present in food. Our body needs total three customs of carbohydrates to work properly. Glucose



which is used as energy is broken down from sugar and starches. Sugar

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Punjab-from sugar bowl to grain house




The sugarcane crop is a source of profound employment at the farm, factory and business community for more than 6 million people of Punjab whereas the total 9 million population of the country is directly or indirectly associated with sugarcane crop. The recent establishment of Sugarcane Research and Development Board (SRDB) in the Government system will open new vistas of research and development.

With 1.129 million hectares Pakistan is one of the fourth largest canes growing

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Punjab-from sugar bowl to grain house


The sugarcane crop is a source of profound employment at the farm, factory and business community for more than 6



million people of Punjab whereas the total 9 million population of the country is directly or indirectly associated with



sugarcane crop. The recent establishment of Sugarcane Research andamp; Development Board (SRDB) in the Government system



will open new vistas of research and development.



With 1.129 million hectares Pakistan is one of the

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Maple-a magic tree producing more sweetened sugar




Maple is the tree of the magic, a tree having the capability of producing sugary sap called as maple syrup. This syrup has the taste like the table sugar infect it has the more sweetness than the simple sugar. The trend of the world is being changed about the utilizing the sugar so we can say that the maple syrup is the sugar of the future. People are being shifted towards the maple syrup because it contains more sweetness than the sucrose. The 100 grams of the maple syrup contain 7% of

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Farmers stage sit-in outside sugar mills over low cane rate




STAFF REPORT HYDERABAD: Growers have recently staged a sit-in outside Faran Sugar Mills in Tando Mohammad Khan here to protest non-payment of sugarcane price of Rs182 per 40kg as notified by the Sindh government.

They demanded of the government to implement its notification in letter and spirit.

The sit-in was attended by around 250 growers from different parts of lower Sindh.

PPP MNA Nawab Yusuf Talpur, Sindh Abadgar Board (SAB) President Abdul Majeed Nizamani and Sindh

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Cultivation of sugar substitute plant




Stevia rebaudiana is one of the two species that has innate ability to produce sweet. It is comparatively easy-to-grow – a herb in the chrysanthemum family termed as Stevia rebaudiana which is usually known as sweater leaf in common language. Primitively primal to South America, stevia’s leaves have been used for centuries by native peoples in Paraguay and Brazil to sweeten beverages. Stevia is now being cultivated in Asia, North and South America. Its commercial cultivation is started

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TCP rejects sugar mills stocks after lab tests


STAFF REPORT ISB: The Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) has rejected sugar stocks of two mills as the laboratory tests declared these stocks as "not fit for human consumption."
"After receiving the laboratory reports, overall some 3,280 tons of sugar stocks have been rejected by the state-run grain trader," sources told this scribe. The TCP has also asked the mills to provide fresh stocks as their earlier samples have been found substandard .
However, despite

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Sugar mills exploiting farmers

STAFF REPORT IBD: The country’s farming community is being exploited by the sugar mills through irregular practices like low and fixed rates of the crop, illegal deductions, restriction to the market and unjust buying terms and conditions, says a fresh report released by Sustainable Development Policy Institute."Very few farmers are loyal to the specific mills, most farmers opt to sell their stock to the mill which offers them easy passageway, prompt payment and better rate. The farmers

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