If the deal is settled, Uganda is set to become a dominant sugar exporter within the East African Community
Last year, data from Uganda Sugar Manufacturers Association shows that the country produced 365,000 tons of sugar
The Handshake examines whether there is a shortage of sugar in the country
Honey from bees is also the most recommended medically and used to make cosmetics.
Researchers compared the reported sugar intake of more than 8,000 people in a long-term study to their mood.
Sugar distributors pledged not sell sugar above sh5,000 per kilogram
A kilogram of sugar now costs as much as sh7000 at several shops
So if you’re already hooked on sugar, how do you let go?
“It is 200 times sweeter than sugar. One kilo of stevia is equivalent to 200kg of sugar."
Cabinet has already passed the new Sugar Bill 2015, which will provide for mechanisms to support all sugar millers in the country
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