Sugar production in Uttar Pradesh likely fall by 20%, thanks to ethanol diversion

Sugar production in Uttar Pradesh, the country’s largest sugar producing state in 2019-20 season, is likely to fall by around 20 per cent year-on-year to around 100 lakh tonnes in the October 2020-September 2021 season as against 126 lakh tonnes in the last season. The dip in production is primarily due to diversion into ethanol […]

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Hutti Gold Mines in Karnataka to triple production in one-and-half years

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India’s only gold producer Hutti Gold Mines plans to triple annual production of the yellow metal to 5,000 kgs in one-and-a-half years, according to Karnataka Mines and Geology Minister Murugesh R Nirani. Nirani, who completes one month in office as cabinet minister in the BJP-ruled Karnataka government, added that due to COVID-19, the revenue from mines […]

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Sugar production rises by 25% to 17.68 million tonnes during 4 months between October ‘20 and January ‘21: ISMA

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India’s 491 sugar mills have together produced 176.83 lakh (17.683 million) tonnes of sugar in the first four months of the current sugar season, which started on October 1. In the corresponding period of the previous season, the mills produced 141 lakh tonnes. The output is up by around 25%, prompted primarily by an increased […]

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ISMA revises India’s sugar output down to 30.2 million tonnes for 2020-21

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India’s sugar output estimate has been revised lower by 8 lakh tonnes to 30.2 million tonnes for the ongoing 2020-21 marketing season (October-September), industry body ISMA said. The output has been estimated after taking into account a likely diversion of about 2 million tonne of cane juice and B-molasses for ethanol production, it said. However, […]

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