A sugar-coated scam pill: Maharashtra factory sought Rs 328 cr loans in the names of ‘dead’ farmers

A sugar factory in Parbhani allegedly used the names of 2,298 farmers from Gangakhed village, some of whom were dead, to apply for loans worth Rs 328 crore from six banks, the Hindustan Times reported on Thursday. The news daily reported that the farmers approached the Aurangabad bench of the Bombay high court, which ordered the Maharashtra director-general of […]

Sugar Factory expanding on Broadway this summer

Sugar Factory keeps getting sweeter. Popularized by celebs like Drake and the Kardashian clan, the chain that offers Giggles Snickers Milkshakes and cocktails in 60-ounce goblets will open a new Sugar Factory Artisanal Doughnut and Coffee Bar at 1991 Broadway this summer — and it is planning a rollout of more of these stand-alone doughnut-coffee […]

It would be irresponsible for a gov’t that has given GuySuCo $32b to not seek to influence its future direction

This time Dr. Ramsammy commenced his missive with the statement, ‘here are the facts: Wales Sugar Estate is closed and hundreds of sugar workers are unemployed. Skeldon, Sugar Estate has had its first crop operations suspended, no planting has occurred and no harvesting has taken place. Skeldon is essentially closed. Enmore Sugar Packaging Plant has […]

Andrews factory case being fast-tracked

A HIGH COURT decision on the future of the proposed multi-purpose sugar facility at Andrews in St Joseph could come within the next three months. Before that, attorneys involved in the substantive court case that led to an injunction preventing the start of the project last year will head back to court on Wednesday. They […]