India’s sugar production drops 8%, but Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu mills report higher output
22 May 2023, New Delhi: The Indian Sugar Mills Association Has Cut Its Estimate To 32.8 Mt From The Earlier Estimate Of 34 Mt Sugar production in the country dipped over 8 per cent to 32.1 million tonnes (mt) until May 15 in the current sugar season (October 2022-September 2023) against 34.92 mt in the previous season, industry sources said.
Nearly 500 mills have closed their operations, while 37 factories are still continuing with crushing (as on May 15), including 16 mills in Tamil Nadu and 15 units in Uttar Pradesh, against 116 mills that were in operation during the same period last year, indicating lower sugar production
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