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Sugar Mill Recovery; a Challenge of Sugar Crises in the Country

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article image Sugarcane has the largest industrial base after cotton in agricultural sector of Pakistan. For the last 2-3 seasons there has been unrest in growers’ community and the sugar industry. Growers claim an enhanced rate of cane and timely payment to growers; while the Pakistan sugar industry claims that their economic viability is at stake due […]…Read More

Pakistan society of sugar technologists collaborates with Shell for its 51st convention

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 PR: The Pakistan Society of Sugar Technologists (PSST) in partnership with Shell Pakistan conducts its 51st annual convention on 18-19th September at the Pearl Continental Hotel, Rawalpindi. Sugar is one of Pakistan’s most valuable exports and has been a significant contributor to Pakistan’s GDP in recent years. Every year, PSST brings together key stakeholders of […]…Read More

White Sugar and its effect on human health

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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…Read More

White Sugar and its Effects on Human Health

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article image 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…Read More

Punjab-from sugar bowl to grain house

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article image 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…Read More

Punjab-from sugar bowl to grain house

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article image 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…Read More

Maple-a magic tree producing more sweetened sugar

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article image 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…Read More

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

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article image 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…Read More

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Cultivation of sugar substitute plant

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article image 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…Read More