Sugar distress: Disenchanting performance measures

This week I begin with a wrap-up discussion of factory performance measures as revealed at the level of the eight individual estates. The available data for 2012, 2013, and 2017 are shown in Table 1.

That data reveal the familiar patterns observed in the other performance measures. First, the Berbice estates as a group outperform the Demerara estates. The exception to this is the special case of Skeldon, where the highest amount (16 tonnes of cane) was required to produce one tonne of sugar in 2012.  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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