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SUGAR PRODUCTION NEWS

ISMA pegs India's sugar output up 17.69% at 31 million tonnes for 2020-21

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.

ISMA revises India's sugar output upward by 2 per cent to 26.5 million tonnes for 2019-20

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.

India sugar output for 2019-20 unlikely to see big revision, says ISMA

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.

Sugar production plunges 54 per cent to 18.85 lakh tonne in October-November

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.

Raising Cane: What ails sugar production in Uttar Pradesh

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.

Raising Cane: What ails sugar production in Maharashtra

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.

Maharashtra records highest sugar production, millers start distress sale

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.

Another Maharashtra verdict: Sugar goes private

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.

State to taste sweet rise in sugar production

April 17, 2014 4:12 pm

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

September 18, 2012 3:34 pm

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