Changing the name does not solve the problem.
Name change proposed for Fiji Sugar Industry
Taken from/By: Report by: Devendra Narayan
Sugar Industry stakeholders have agreed to diversify the industry and instead be called as the Sugarcane Industry.
Sugar Cane Growers Council Acting Chief Executive Sundresh Chetty says the industry cannot be dependent on sugar and diversification will see the production of ethanol and refined sugar.
Delegates from a number of countries including Brazil, Thailand, India, Australia and Guatemala to name a few were present at the two day food and agriculture organization conference in Nadi this week.
Some eighty growers from around the country were also present in the meet.