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It has been six months since the last Ragus global sugar market report. In that time, we have seen the world almost recover from the COVID pandemic, with more businesses up and running and global sugar consumption increasing as a result. However, with new COVID variants bringing more challenges, we have examined all aspects around […] ...
For the next stage in our ‘around the world’ sugar application series, we land in the enchanted country of Japan. Overflowing with culture, history and beauty, Japan is famous for its blossom trees, karaoke and advanced tech. But it’s the Japanese cuisine and the way sugar is used to enhance flavours, textures and appearance that […] ...
In July 2021, Ragus invested in a baler as a sustainable solution to one of our waste-streams. Six months on from the purchase, this class-leading piece of machinery has exceeded our predictions, proving beneficial not only to the environment, but also to business. Plastics waste within the food industry Ragus manufactures bulk sugars and syrups […] ...
As we continue our journey across the world of sugar applications, we land in sunny Brazil. Brazil is the world’s largest sugar producer, accounting for 23% of global sugar production, and is also the world’s top exporter of sugar cane, most of which is grown in the state of São Paulo. A vibrant, beautiful country, […] ...
Sugar is found in many everyday foods, beverages and medicines, often without our knowledge except when we investigate the label carefully. Beet sugar, derived from the sugar beet plant, is often the source. This blog is a guide to the world of the sugar beet, explaining how beet sugar is made and how Ragus produces […] ...
Plant-based food and drink demand has exploded in recent years and is predicted to keep growing. However, without many of the component ingredients found in meat- and dairy-based alternatives, plant-based products often fall short of consumer expectations. Taste is one of the top criteria affected. But it is plant-based product texture that often leaves consumers […] ...