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Raising Cane: What ails sugar production in Uttar Pradesh

In all, Uttar Pradesh’s 119 mills owe growers Rs 5,400 crore for the current season, with Rs 1,343 crore pending from the season before. There are 35 lakh sugarcane farmers in the state.

Raising Cane: What ails sugar production in Maharashtra

In Maharashtra, offices of around 10 sugar mills were burnt by angry farmers. As farmers count mounting dues, mills point to pending stocks and falling prices. With elections near, The Sunday Express goes to farmers and mills to find out what ails India's sugar heartland.


Maharashtra records highest sugar production, millers start distress sale

With sugar commissioner stepping up action against millers that have failed to pay farmers, distress sale by mills is likely to further reduce the prices.

Another Maharashtra verdict: Sugar goes private

The sugar year ended September saw 64 private factories crush and produce 22.37 lakh tonnes (lt), or 28.8 per cent of the state’s output.

State to taste sweet rise in sugar production

It’s going to be a sweet season for Punjab as the sugar production in the state is set to rise by nearly 20 per cent as compared to last year.

2012-13 cane area estimate higher than govt figures

Sugar industry has estimated total cane acreage at 53.54 lakh hectare for the 2012-13 season.


40% drop likely in sugar production

With drought and use of sugarcane as fodder,the state is likely to face a 40-per cent drop in sugar production in the coming crushing season and efforts are on to ensure that it does not lead to a crisis.

Sugar output up 19% till Jan 15

The country had produced 8.76 mn tonnes in the same period of the 2010-11.

Sugar output up 19% this season: ISMA

Despite delays in crushing by sugar mills,industry body pegs production at 45.84 tonnes.

Govt likely to slap 60 pct sugar import duty from Friday

India had imported about six million tonnes of sugar since February 2009 to meet domestic demand.