Report on the Production and Manufacture of Beet Sugar

Report on the Production and Manufacture of Beet Sugar

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...the company most favourable for beet sugar manufacture, ' and is in many respects similar to Central Russia and Bohemia, where the roots are extremely pure.' The analyses of Canadian beets had yielded satisfactory results, the average for S1 analyses having shown 13:22 per cent, with a.satisfactory degree of purity. It is thought that 30,000 of the inhabitants that emigrate 13o the United States for employment will remain at home. The protection offered by the Canadian Government is to exempt all beet sugar factories from taxation durmg a period of five years, and if at the end of that time an internal revenue tax should be imposed it will be considerably lower than the Customs duty upon foreign sugars; consequently, the home production would even then be suthciently protected to leave a fair margin of profit...". The profits looked for by the company were large. The existing duty upon fo.reign sugars imported is $7.20 per 220 lbs., or a littleover 3. cents per.pound; and in an estimate of "the probable cost and return of manufacturmg sugar in Canada as compared with France, based upon existing prices," it was calculated that the profits"vould exceed those made by the manufacturers in France by more than one'third; and when four factories shall have been built, not less than 11,000,000 pounds of sugar may be manufactured per annum, which would representa yearly profit of nearly $100,000. If one'half only of this supposed profit be realized it would correspond to 2o per cent on the money invested. It is thought that beet sugar may and will be made in Canada to greater advantage than it has been in France for years past. " Thus far the ' Union Sucriere du Canada ' have decided to...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236856058
  • 9781236856050