YOU MAY WELL be familiar with putu mayam – the traditional Indian snack of white string hoppers that you dip into a pile of red jaggery sugar. But what you may not...

SUGAR output in the western Indian state of Maharashtra may tumble to a three-year low as dry weather cuts plantings.

BRAZIL'S sugar mills can make the switch to ethanol easier than ever before, making it harder to predict how much sweetener will come from the world's biggest producer and exporter....

INDONESIA has asked India to cut its tariff on refined palm oil to 45 per cent, matching the levy faced by rival producer Malaysia, and has offered market access for Indian sugar in exchange, the...

[NEW YORK] Overweight children with fatty liver disease sharply reduced the amount of fat and inflammation in their livers by cutting soft drinks, fruit juices and foods with added sugars from...

SINGAPORE-based agricultural commodities trading firm Olam International Ltd will shut its sugar trade desk, spokeswoman Nikki Barber said on Tuesday, another sign of pressure on trading houses....

[NEW YORK] Singapore-based agricultural commodities trading firm Olam International Ltd will shut its sugar trade desk, spokesman Nikki Barber said on Tuesday, another sign of pressure on trading...

SUGAR is ending 2018 on a bitter note on signs that a price collapse could get even worse next year.

[SAO PAULO] Sugar is ending 2018 on a bitter note on signs that a price collapse could get even worse next year.

[COLOMBO] Constitutional crisis. Economic uncertainty. Fist fights in Parliament. These are among the consequences of the Sri Lankan president's recent move to dismiss the country's sitting prime...