Sugar producer Tongaat Hulett, which is in business rescue, has resumed paying the statutory sugar levies from April, it said in a statement on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, Remgro’s RCL — the owner of Selati Sugar, along with the Yum Yum, Piemans, Ouma and Nola brands — issued a trading statement warning of a 30% profit drop for the year and in part blaming Tongaat’s nonpayment of levies, which meant it had to pay in an extra R234m. ..

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