Ahmednagar: Shrigonda sugar mill has retained the top rank in sugar recovery rate in the district in the current crushing season.
Currently, till 13 January, a total of 21 sugar mills are in operations in the district including 13 cooperative and 8 private mills. These mills have crushed 87,724-tonne sugarcane till date, in which with 10.36 per cent sugar recovery rate Shrigonda sugar mill is leading.
There are a total of 23 mills in the district, out of which Saikripa-2 and Tanpura Cooperative mills are closed. 13 cooperative mills crushed 58,149 tonnes and 8 private mills crushed 29,575 tonnes of sugarcane.