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

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    Jul 2017

    Sugar performance Inverts, Syrups & Treacles for bakery products

      Sugars are essential for sweetness but they perform many other essential functions in baked goods. At Ragus we supply a wide range of Pure Sugars to the baking industry, but providing actual sweetness is almost a secondary function to our products performance attributes as a component ingredient to create taste, texture and appearance. This […]

  • 29

    Jun 2017

    Ragus Pure Sugar Energy Fuels For 24 hrs

    Ragus supported driver, Olly Bryant prepares to take over night stint.   Local ice cream manufacturer Beechdean hired Ragus supported driver Oliver Bryant to race their Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE in the Le Mans 24 hrs. Bryant, powered by Ragus Pure Sugar Energy, survived the toughest motor race in the world to achieve a […]

  • 12

    May 2017

    Sugar Stocks To Return To A Surplus in 2017/18

    Market Position   Sugar prices traded around 16-17 c/lb during April compared to 19.5-20.5 c/lb last October based on the perception that world supplies will be sufficient in the 2017/18 season. If India imports white sugar before Q4 this year, the world market price will likely increase. If these imports are delayed, Brazilian and EU […]

  • 27

    Jan 2017


    Ragus Commercial Manager Frank O’Kelly toured the Berkshire Production Facility with Rob Evans Bako Wales Sales Manager, Richard Thomas Bako Wales Technical Sales Representative and Dyfed Evans Bako Wales General Manager.      Representatives of the nationwide ambient, chilled and frozen food ingredients group spent an informative day at our Berkshire production facility, learning how Ragus manufacture the co-operative group’s […]

  • 14

    Dec 2016

    Confectionery Production Magazine Visits Ragus HQ

    Confectionery Production magazine Editor Katie Smith and Ragus Director Ben Eastick Confectionery Production magazine Editor Katie Smith reports on her tour of the Ragus Production Facility in Berkshire UK and her discussion with Director Ben Eastick in connection to future Ragus expansion and developments of pure sugar ingredients for the taste, texture and appearance of […]

  • 10

    Oct 2016


    Market Position The markets remain volatile as we near the end of the Brazilian crop and start the northern hemisphere beet and cane harvests. Sugar prices have been slowly rising reacting to forecasts of two consecutive deficits in 2015/16 and 2016/17. Trading at 19.5-20.5 c/lb before significantly rising to a four year high at 24 […]

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