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Sugaronline Editorial: The best of intentions By Meghan Sapp

By Meghan Sapp

31st July 2018

Topical, bold, outspoken, sometimes controversial, but always informed, Managing Director Meghan Sapp’s weekly Editorial gives you the stories behind the headlines ; an invaluable guide to the real sugar industry.

When the Philippine government decided in 2006 to implement a 5% ethanol blending mandate in 2009 and then 10% in 2011, the idea was a good one—promote new end markets for sugarcane that would diversify revenue streams for mills while also reducing the gasoline import bill. But instead, the country has just swapped gasoline imports

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