Sugar producers in India firm up export contracts for 25 lakh tonnes of sugar

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Sugar millers across the country have contracted deals for export of around 25 lakh tonnes so far, and are on course to meet the allocated target of around 60 lakh tonne set by the Centre, says a Financial Express report. Jaiprakash Dandegaonkar, chairman, National Federation of Cooperative Sugar Factories (NFCSF), pointed out that the country […]

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Sugar millers in Maharashtra to start producing ethanol to reduce excess sugar production

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With carryover stock of around 60 lakh tonne of sugar from the 2019-20 season and another 100 lakh tonne expected to be produced in 2020-21, Maharashtra sugar millers are facing a problem of plenty. Sugar millers of the state are now turning towards ethanol to divert excess production, reports Financial Express. At a meeting at […]

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Amid surplus, sugar millers allowed to export their quota till December 2020 for 2019-20 marketing year

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Sugar millers may now export sugar up to their allocated quota till December as the government has extended the deadline by three months, PTI reported, citing a senior food ministry official. Amid a surplus sugar production, the government has allowed the export of 6 million tonnes of sugar under the quota for the 2019-20 marketing […]

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