Maharashtra sugar mills produce 574 lakh quintal sugar

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The sugarcane crushing in Maharashtra is at a peak with as many as 192 sugar mills, 95 cooperative and 97 private mills, participating in the cane crushing operations. The mills have produced 574.83 lakh quintal sugar by crushing 582.00 lakh tonne sugarcane with a recovery rate of 9.88 per cent, till January 13, 2022.

Kolhapur division is leading the state in terms of recovery. The mills in the region have produced 156.92 lakh quintal sugar by crushing 139.71 lakh tonne sugarcane with a recovery rate of 11.23 per cent.

In the Pune division, 29 sugar mills are operating during the ongoing crushing season. These mills have produced 119.59 lakh quintal sugar by crushing 118.84 lakh tonne sugarcane with a recovery rate of 10.06 per cent.

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