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Photojournalist Ed Kashi spent three weeks in Brazil examining the farming and consumption of sugar and ethanol. He also spent a week traveling to factories in the Netherlands that use sugar as an ingredient. His work is part of a collaborative project, “The Sweet and Sour Story of Sugar."

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Brazil • Ed Kashi • Netherlands • Noorderlicht • Photo Book • Photo Exhibit • VII Photo Agency • World
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Photographer James Whitlow Delano spent three weeks chasing ghosts of the bygone era of sugar production in Suriname. Delano spent his time focusing on the diverse peoples whose history is intertwined with the sugar production of Dutch Suriname.

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Black-and-white • Noorderlicht • Photo Book • Photo Exhibit • Suriname • World
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Magnum photographer Carl De Keyzer traveled to Indonesia, where he documented the modern world of sugar production, its use in manufacturing of goods, and its consumption. The former Dutch colony was once the second largest producer of sugar in the world.

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Carl De Keyzer • Magnum Photos • Noorderlicht • Photo Book • Photo Exhibit
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Tomasz Tomaszewski documented the outdated sugar cane industry in Java, Indonesia, and the mechanized sugar beet industry in the Netherlands. He is one of six photographers capturing the global impact of the Dutch sugar industry as a part of a collaborative project, “The Sweet and Sour Story of Sugar."

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Indonesia • Noorderlicht • Photo Book • Photo Exhibit • Tomasz Tomaszewski • World
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Italian photographer Francesco Zizola compares the industrialized sugar beet harvest in the Netherlands to sugarcane production in northeastern Brazil, a former Dutch colony and the the world’s largest exporter of sugar. His work is part of a collaborative project, "The Sweet and Sour Story of Sugar."

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Brazil • Francesco Zizola • Netherlands • Noor • Noorderlicht • Photo Book • Photo Exhibit • World
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Photographer Alejandro Chaskielberg documented the disappearing sugar industry in Suriname and the Netherlands last year. He took pictures of a dozen former factories at night, leaving the shutter on his camera open for up to 30 minutes. His work is part of a collaborative project, "The Sweet and Sour Story of Sugar."

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Alejandro Chaskielberg • Netherlands • Noorderlicht • Photo Book • Photo Exhibit • Suriname • World