Meerut, Uttar Pradesh: Sugar mills have concluded the crushing season in the Meerut region of Uttar Pradesh. In the current season, mills have reported an increase in sugarcane crushing, whereas sugar production dipped as compared to the previous season. The region has also recorded a decline in sugar recovery.
According to the news report published in Jagran.com, data from the sugarcane department shows, sugar mills had crushed 1,617.84 lakh quintal sugarcane during the 2019-20 season whereas, during the 2020-21 season, the sugar mills have crushed 1664.59 quintal sugarcane, which is 46.75 lakh quintal more than the previous season. In terms of sugar production, the mills had produced 183.33 lakh quintal sugar during the 2019-20 season whereas the sugar output in the 2020-21 season was 180.83 lakh quintal.