Sugar Cane

Indian Oil to set up Rs 9 bn ethanol plant in Adityanath's pocket borough

The company has sought 50 acres from a defunct sugar mill in Gorakhpur

Business (India)

The Agraloop turns food waste into sustainable clothing fibers

Don’t throw it out — throw it on. The Agraloop Bio-Refinery, a new technology developed by materials science company Circular Systems S.P.C., is …


The Rum Decade: Chronicling the Spirit’s Explosive Growth

Our intrepid reporter look back on rum’s astounding success during the last 10 years.<p>A dozen years ago there were two American craft distilleries …


The Ganna that trumped Jinnah: Bitter crisis of the sugar industry in UP

Pending sugarcane dues in Uttar Pradesh for the 2017-18 season have now mounted to Rs 130 billion, 37% of the value of the total sugarcane purchased …

Business (India)

42 Found Photos That Capture Everyday Life of China in 1921

These found photos from motohakone who bought at a flea market in Cannes, France in 1982. Photos were taken by a French speaking person when he made …


The Farm Bill and the sugar program: Time for reform

In the United States, fewer than 4,500 farm businesses produce sugar. Over half of US sugar production comes from sugar beets, which are …


FDA Releases Guidance on Dietary Fiber

Article ByFood and Drug Law at Keller and HeckmanKeller and Heckman LLPThe Daily Intake• Today, June 15, 2018, FDA published in the Federal Register a …


Sweet nothing: on bailout scheme for sugarcane farmers

June 16, 2018 00:02 IST<p>Updated: June 16, 2018 00:11 IST<p>more-in<p>The bailout package for sugarcane farmers does little to fix structural flaws in the …

India News

Cuba hopes to avoid importing sugar; will reduce future exports | Reuters

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba, short on sugar for domestic consumption after a disastrous harvest, hopes to avoid importing by drawing on its reserves and plans to begin the coming harvest early, industry officials told Reuters.<p>A farmer rides a horse next to a sugar cane field during the passage of the …


Great Barrier Reef: four rivers are most responsible for pollution

Four rivers are most responsible for polluting the Great Barrier Reef, according to research that scientists hope will help governments better target efforts to reduce damage to the reef from land use.<p>The Burdekin, Fitzroy, Tully and Daintree rivers in Queensland posed the greatest risk to the …


Raimaijon Sugarcane Juice

Our studio has collaborated with CORdesign studio to create new packaging for the Thai Sugarcane Industry.<p>This packaging is designed to give …

Graphic Design

5 reasons you’ll fall in love with Oxapampa

How did a quaint town in the Peruvian Amazon, some 280 miles from Lima, come to play host to the nation’s top annual music festival? Based on its history, Oxapampa knows how to charm. The high jungle town was able to make rolling stones stay put when Austrian and German colonists settled there in …

South America

Stella McCartney's new shop has the 'cleanest air' in London

The boutique has hidden eco-friendly features.<p><b>Sustainability is the word on everyone’s lips right now and Stella McCartney has proved that high-fashion is firmly committed to the cause by opening a new store which claims to have the cleanest air in London.</b><p>Reflecting the brand’s continued focus on …

Stella McCartney

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Enjoy a fun family vacation at Trump International Beach Resort Miami.

Food & Dining



BRIEF-India's Kesar Enterprises Posts March Quarter Loss

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Everyday Life of Cuba in 1933 Taken by Fay S. Lincoln

During the course of his forty-year career in commercial photography, Lincoln (1894-1976) established himself as one of the most influential and …


Congolese student develops eco-friendly charcoal

<b>In the Democratic Republic of Congo, most people use charcoal to cook. The dependence on charcoal contributes to both deforestation and the growing rates of respiratory illnesses. Eager to find an alternative to this combustible, a Congolese student launched a small business producing eco-friendly</b> …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Brazil sugar, coffee producers lock in profits on currency drop | Reuters

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Many Brazilian coffee and sugar producers saw a rare opportunity last week to fix prices with solid profit margins at a moment of global oversupply for both products, moving quickly to cash in when the local currency hit its cheapest levels in two years.<p>FILE PHOTO: A coffee …


France's Tereos considers finding partner in tough sugar market

© Reuters. France's Tereos considers finding partner in tough sugar market<p>By Sybille de La Hamaide<p>PARIS (Reuters) - France's Tereos, faced with …

European Union

Dhananjay Munde slams government over U-turn on welfare board for cane labourers

In 2014, the state government had announced setting up a Sugarcane Labourers Welfare Board to be named after Gopinath Munde. The process for setting …


Kharif sowing gathers pace; maize, sugarcane area up

Maize acreage shows early gains, while paddy transplantation picks up


Why government’s intervention to deal with sugar industry crisis does not solve much on ground

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved a Rs 7,000 crore package to deal with the crisis in sugar industry (Rs 8,500 crore if …


Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette area Business Briefs for June 10, 2018

Economic development conference planned<p>The Southern University College of Business is hosting its fifth annual EDA University Center for Economic …

Baton Rouge

Environmentalists seek less plastic use by restaurants in Newport

The Sierra Club hopes Newport Beach restaurants will cut their use of single-use plastic utensils and food and drink containers to help keep the nonbiodegradable items out of the ocean.<p>Hoiyin Ip of the environmental group’s Angeles chapter pitched the city’s Water Quality and Coastal Tidelands …

Newport Beach

Govt Has Given Only Rs 4,047 Crore of Promised Rs 8,500 Crore to Sugarcane Farmers: Sharad Pawar

The sugarcane industry has been witnessing a steep fall in prices following a record sugar production of over 31.6 million tonnes in the 2017-18.<p><b>New</b> …


Government’s sugar bailout comes with strings attached

The real long-run reform will be to link the sugarcane price to that of sugar and not simply a minimum support price for the sweetener. Graphic: …


Why the Rs 70 bn sugar sector bailout won't resolve farmers' grievances

Sugar industry, sugarcane farmers are likely to be in a similar crisis next year too as domestic production is likely to be in excess of domestic …

Business (India)

Amit Shah meets Badals; BJP, SAD to form high level coordination committee

Shah also met SAD president and former deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal at the residence of the Badals here and discussed matters of mutual …


Testing Brooklyn’s Newest Playground at Domino Park in Williamsburg

One of this weekend’s most anticipated art openings in Williamsburg has all the signature Brooklyn components: a postindustrial setting; the use of reclaimed materials; a nearby boutique taqueria; and a historical motif. And, yes, it’s a playground.<p>Designed by the artist Mark Reigelman, the …

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