Our four short industry factsheets can help you learn more about sugar milling and the Australian sugar industry.
This short infographic summarises key facts and figures including the average amount of raw sugar produced and exported each year and the number of people employed in the industry. Have a look at our pages on this website for more facts and figures and details in our economic report.
Provides a simple, step by step summary of the sugar milling process. An older, moe technical summary of the sugar production process is available here.
This factsheet looks at the ways sugar is transported and explains more about the private rail network that hauls sugarcane from paddock to sugar mill – a familiar sight to locals and visitors alike along the Queensland coast.
The fourth factsheet explains how sugar mills generate renewable electricity using cane fibre is used as a fuel.