June 25, 2020 5:21 pm
The country's sugar output has reached 27.02 million tonnes (MT) so far in the ongoing 2019-20 season (October-September). About 1,50,000 tonnes of sugar production is expected by season-end, taking total output to 27.2 MT for this season, Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said in a statement.
February 25, 2020 5:39 pm
Already, about 17 million tonnes of sugar has been manufactured by mills till February 15. Annual sugar consumption in India, the world's second largest producer after Brazil, is about 26 million tonnes.
February 11, 2020 1:51 pm
The trade body also estimates more than 800,000 tonnes of sugar cane production will be diverted to ethanol in the 2019-20 season. This an increase of over the 500,000 tonnes from the previous season.
December 03, 2019 4:37 pm
"Sugar production till November 30, 2019 in the current 2019-20 sugar season is 18.85 lakh tonne, which was 40.69 lakh tonne last year on November 30, 2018," Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said in a statement.
January 27, 2019 7:25 am
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.
January 27, 2019 1:59 am
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.
April 24, 2018 10:53 am
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.
October 22, 2014 9:14 am
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.
April 17, 2014 4:12 pm
Its 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.
September 18, 2012 3:34 pm
Sugar industry has estimated total cane acreage at 53.54 lakh hectare for the 2012-13 season.
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