The 2020 SASTA Congress that was due to be held in August has been cancelled as a result of the current situation associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The SASTA Council wishes to thank everyone for their loyalty and ongoing support. The next SASTA Congress will be in 2021.

South African Sugar Technologists’ Association

The South African Sugar Technologists’ Association (SASTA) is a technical society for persons engaged in the South African sugar industry. Its main objective is to promote the exchange of scientific knowledge related to sugarcane agriculture and the processing of sugarcane products.
Apart from attending the association’s annual scientific congresses, SASTA members interact by participating in roadshows, field events, workshops and visits to farms and factories.

“SASTA continuously endeavors to encourage and assist in the improvement of the technical knowledge of persons engaged in the South African sugar industry.”

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    Overview

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    Register For Congress

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    Information For Authors

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    Scientific Programme

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    Congress Proceedings

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    Exhibition

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    Sponsorship

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    Accommodation

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    Travel & Tours

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    Notices

SASTA Congress

The Association’s Annual Congress is a premier event which receives significant recognition from both within South Africa and internationally. Congress is characterised by high quality scientific papers showcasing technological advancements and an accompanying Trade Exhibition by industry service providers.

SASTA Events

SASTA encourages the exchange of technical knowledge within the industry through its Annual Congresses, Workshops and Field Days. Presentations, guest speakers and visits to factories, farms and other sites of interest are organised to encourage information sharing and skills development.

Useful Publications

In its quest to promote the exchange of scientific knowledge, SASTA grants free access to the proceedings of its annual congresses. Access is also granted the SASTA Factory Laboratory Manual and other essential reading material for the agricultural and processing sectors of the industry.

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Sugarcane Crush

(Year 2018/2019 Estimate)

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Saleable Sugar Production

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RV Price Avg. price per ton

(November 2019)