Season 2021-22: Ukraine produces 1.3 million tonnes sugar so far

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KYIV: Sugar refineries in Ukraine have processed 9.12 million tonnes of sugar beet and produced 1.3 million tonnes of white sugar in the 2021-22 crushing season, said the national sugar union on Tuesday.

The sugar season began in September this year. The area under sugar beet cultivation in Ukraine has been increased from 201,600 hectares last year to 227,100 hectares in 2021 and the country is expecting to increase beet sugar output to 1.4 million tonnes in 2021-22 season. The sugar output in the country during the preceding year was 1 million tonnes.

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