There are currently no GMO sugarcane varieties grown in Louisiana.
The Director of Food and Industrial Biotransformation, Huvepharma Co., Swiss Branch, flew in from Switzerland to visit the Audubon Sugar Institute.
This annual course attracts processors from both the U.S.A. and overseas.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018, the Mitr Phol Group in Thailand toured the Institute’s outstanding sugar processing facilities.
(05/22/18) BATON ROUGE, La. — After a lengthy search, the LSU AgCenter has named Gillian Eggleston director of the Audubon Sugar Institute.
Dr. Benjamin Leighton Legendre Sr., a native and resident of Thibodaux, LA, passed from his earthly body into heaven on July 5, 2017 at the age of 73.
Retired LSU AgCenter professor and researcher at the Audubon Sugar Institute, Dr. Donal Day, was interviewed by WRKF. The title of the story is “Turning Plants into Butanol at the Audubon Sugar Institute.” Click here for the news story.
The sugar quality is an area of much interest to the Louisiana sugarcane industry, and the effects of washing the sugar in the centrifugals, different boiling schemes for production of VLC sugar and sugar quality changes during storage are being investigated at Audubon Sugar Institute (ASI) with the support of the Louisiana sugar mills.
Of all the U.S. sugar-producing areas,Louisiana is the oldest and most historic. Sugarcane arrived in Louisiana in1751 with the Jesuit priests who planted it near where their church now stands on Baronne Street in New Orleans. The Louisiana sugarcane industry is in its third century of uninterrupted sugar production.