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USA –  Chicago repeals tax on sugary drinks

In August ‘17 Cook County, Illinois, established the largest soda tax in the United States. Covering an area that includes Chicago and 5.2 million residents, the tax added an extra cent per ounce of soda or other sugary beverage. The […]

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Technical papers

Crystal growth and crystallization control tactics in industrial sugar crystallizers Part 3. Control tactics (continued)

Abstract In Part 1. of the paper a complex equation describing the linear crystal growth rate in industrial sugar crystallizers was presented and validated based on data acquired by monitoring strikes in two different refineries (Rozsa et al. 2016). In […]

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Harvesting: Manual vs. Mechanical – Impact on co-products

Lomé Conventions between the European Economic Community and African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries were in force from 1975 to 2000. In 2000 the convention was renewed under the name of the Cotonou Convention. These agreements greatly facilitated exports from […]