The South African Sugar Journal is the only official voice of the industry. It contains the latest information regarding the developments in the industry. It is more than 100 years old and has gone digital. It is published on a quartely basis. Please visit www.sasugar.co.za for the latest edition of the South African Sugar Journal.
The South African Sugar Journal is over a hundred years old and offers relevant information about milling, growing, research and social investment within the sugar industry. View this website.
Industry Directory 2016 – 2017
The annual Industry Directory gives you a useful and brief introduction to the sugar industry, an updated contact directory of people in the SA Sugar Association, Cane Growers’ Association, SA Sugar Millers’ Association Limited, Mill Group Boards, Research Organisations and labour Organisations. There are also industry production figures and graphs, industry information and historical highlights.
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The Educational Material consists of student packs that cater for pupils between the ages of 9 – 13 years packed with exciting and user-friendly material. The information contained provides an interesting educational look at the sugar industry and gives children a breakdown of the process of how sugarcane is processed into sugar crystals.
It also includes flash cards and diagrams covering sugar history, geography, environment, science and nutrition.
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These print materials are suitable for handing out to patients after a counselling session. The 4 series available are:
- Do you have diabetes?
- Understanding diabetes?
- Balanced eating for good health
- Understanding obesity
The leaflets are free of charge and available in English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, Tswana, Pedi, Tswana, Sesotho.
Patient Leaflets on HIV / AIDS
These print materials are suitable for handing out to patients after a counselling session. The 3 series available are:
- Lifestyle guidelines for adults and adolescents living with HIV/AIDS
- Understanding Lipodystrophy
- Oral Health
The leaflets are free of charge and available in English, Afrikaans, Zulu.
Materials for Health Workers & Counselors
These are booklets and are useful for nurses, community health workers and nutrition counselors who have had some basic training in nutrition. The information is more detailed than the patient leaflets and assists the health worker in giving nutrition information to patients. The booklets are free of charge and available in English only.
Materials for Health Professionals
These are detailed booklets for health professionals. They provide the scientific information and some of the literature that was reviewed in the compilation of the patient leaflets. The booklets are free of charge and available in English only.
Nutrition Education Materials for Health Professionals
The food flash cards and the flip-chart are supplementary nutrition education tools that can be used in patient education. The food flash cards are a box of 75 local food pictures that can be used at your discretion in patient counselling. They are sold at R75.00 per box. The flip chart is a 12 page unlabeled diagrammatic display on the physiology of diabetes. Each page of the flip-chart expands on the process of food digestion and what occurs in people with diabetes.
Nutrition Training Kit
The Nutrition Training Kit is a program targeted to nurses training institutions. NTK workshops are offered by a consultant dietitian to SASA to nursing tutors/educators. These manuals shown are sold at cost to nursing students at a cost of R30.00 each. There are 3 series of the manuals available.
- Normal Nutrition and chronic diseases of lifestyle
- Maternal and Infant Nutrition
- Nutrition and HIV/AIDS
The South African Sugar Association
For more information on nutrition, sugar and health, or to source our nutrition print materials:
Tel: 031 508 7036
Address: South African Sugar Association
170 Flanders Drive,
Mount Edgecombe, 4300
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