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Sugar Refinery Explosion and Other Food Industry News

Powder & Bulk Solids highlights recent food and beverage manufacturing news you may have missed.

John S. Forrester

August 26, 2022

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Two people were killed and six received injuries in an explosion on August 19 at a sugar refinery near Kakinada City, India, local news organizations reported. 

An initial investigation points to a short circuit in a conveyor used in the facility’s packing area as the cause of the blast and a fire, coverage by India Todaysaid. First responders transported the injured persons to area hospitals for treatment.

One person died on scene and another passed away in a hospital, according to NDTV.

Click further to read some other developments in the food and beverage industry that captured headlines over the last week.

About the Author(s)

John S. Forrester

former Managing Editor, Powder & Bulk Solids

John S. Forrester is the former managing editor of Powder & Bulk Solids.

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