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Boyd, Robert

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Robert Boyd was a chemist who for many years worked for BC Sugar. He was the company's Chief Chemist and Chief Superintendent of the Vancouver refinery.

Originally from Scotland, Boyd taught chemistry at the University of Toronto before being hired by B.T. Rogers in 1913. Shortly after this, Boyd developed Rogers' Golden Syrup, a significant product for the company. Boyd worked for BC Sugar until his death in 1950.


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