The purpose of the ESST is on a non-profit basis:

1. to promote the scientific work in the sugar industry and related industries and to facilitate the exchange of scientific findings;

2. to give young scientists and technicians in practice the opportunity to report on their work;

3. to support the exchange of scientific re-flections at an international level;

4. to aim to further pursue the formation and development of the next generation.

These ends are to be achieved, inter alia, by

  • Conferences and meetings
  • Publications
  • Establishment of Committees serving these purposes
  • Working together with publicly funded research bodies.

The Scientific Committee of CITS and the subcommittees continue to work within the scope of the ESST.

Every two years ESST Conference organized in cooperation with the Verein Deutscher Zuckertechniker.