Northern Rivers sugarcane growers have cause to celebrate, with this year’s cane crush the strongest in three years. The season officially wrapped up this week, with 2.1 million tonnes crushed across three mills.
Sarah Wilson's sugar-free empire has been on the rise in recent years.
But at what cost?
ABC Radio - 20 August 2010
Co- generation plants left to wither
March 2010 - Landline
December 2009 - 7:30 Report
January - March 2009 - Australian Geographic
Sweet Taste of Energy Production
2nd December, 2008 - The 7.30 Report on ABC TV1 aired a story on the official opening of the cogeneration plants and changes in the industry.
Made From Scratch - ABC Sydney Radio 702 - Drive with Richard Glover - March 27, 2008 - Check out how a very large Easter egg was made on site in one day with help from NSW Sugar and others and then auctioned off to raise $2700 for the Royal Far West Children's Health Scheme that helps country kids and their families when they need to be in the city for treatment. View a feature on the ABC by right clicking your mouse on the link below and choosing Open In New Window.
Green Power - ABC Landline - February 11, 2008 - featuring the move by the NSW sugar industry into large scale cogeneration with two 30MW power plants. View the program and transcript on the Landline website by right clicking your mouse on the link below and choosing Open In New Window.
Toxic Tweed - ABC Landline - November 18, 2007 - highlighting cane growers work on acid sulphate soils. View the program and transcript on the Landline website by right clicking your mouse on the link below and choosing Open In New Window.