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Sugar : The energy food

Item is an educational film about the beet sugar industry in Alberta. It includes an animation illustrating the growth of sugar beets. The film follows the full year cycle of researching and preparing for, planting, harvesting and processing sugar beets.

Sunshine to sugar : The story of beet sugar

Item is an industrial film presented by the Canadian Sugar Factories Company. The film documents the agricultural process of beet plantation and sugar beet extraction and manufacturing processes. Locations appear to be at farms in BC, and at a sugar factory in Alberta. Individuals involved include: Rod Parkhurst (camera), Rick Allen (lighting), Lou Williams (lighting), Paul Abram (grip), A.L. Lazenby (script), Al Jordan (narration), Tom Ashdown (animation) and Lloyd Strump (producer/director). Original reel also contains 59 seconds of "Summer sunshine for winter menus" at beginning of reel.

Rogers Golden Syrup commercial

Item is a silent film believed to be outtakes from a Rogers Golden Syrup commercial. The film captures cans of syrup moving along a conveyor belt, bags of sugar in transport, boxing of sugar cubes, bagging of sugar, and an assortment of B.C. Sugar products on a shelf.

The picture-story of sugar…

Item is a silent film entitled "The Picture-Story of Sugar as related by Vancouver's Own Sugar Refinery" which documents the process by which consumer sugar products, including sugar, icing sugar, sugar cubes, and golden syrup, are made, starting from the growth and harvest of sugar cane and ending with the packaging of final products. The documentary closes with examples of domestic uses of sugar.

One lump or two

Item is a documentary film entitled "…one lump or two…," presented by the B.C. Sugar Refining Company and produced by Lew Parry. The film, produced most likely in the 1950s, documents the process by which consumer sugar products, such as granulated sugar, golden sugar, syrup, icing sugar, and sugar cubes, are made, starting from the growth and harvest of sugar cane and ending with the packaging of final products. The restaurant scenes were filmed at the Cock 'n' Bull restaurant in Vancouver (B.C.).

Energy packed : the story of cane sugar

Item is a documentary film entitled "Energy Packed: the Story of Cane Sugar," presented by B.C. Sugar Refining Company and directed/produced by Lloyd Stump. The film, originally shot in 1975, documents the process by which consumer sugar products, such as white sugar, brown sugar, syrup, sugar cubes, and sucrose, are made, starting from the growth and harvest of sugar cane and ending with the packaging of final products.

Management, supervisors and office staff pictured in front of bins

Item is a photograph that includes the following staff: (left to right) R. Evanson, Fieldman; W. Smith, Field Supt.; R. Gibb, Engineering Dept.; J. Miller, Construction Eng.; T. George Wood, General Manager; E. Price, Construction Supt.; F.R. Taylor, Assistant General Manager; F.H. Ballou, Chief Eng.; J. Landysheff, Chief Chemist; F.H. Turner, Office Supervisor; V. Johnson, Stenographer; B. Rolfson, Chief Electr.; E. Meyer, Timekeeper; L. Erickson, Storekeeper.

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