Season 2022-23: India’s sugar production updates by ISMA

According to the Indian Sugar Mills Association, sugar production till 30th November, 2022 in the current 2022-23 Sugar Season is 47.9 lac tons, against 47.2 lac tons produced last year on 30th November 2021. Number of operating factories are also higher at 434 against 416 which operated last year on the corresponding date.

Following table gives state-wise detail of sugar production this year vis a vis last year:

YTD 30th Nov’ 2022 30th Nov’ 2021
ZONE No. of operating factories Sugar production (lac tons) No. of operating factories Sugar production (lac tons)
U.P. 104 11.2 101 10.4
Maharashtra 173 20.0 172 20.3
Karnataka 70 12.1 66 12.8
Gujarat 15 1.5 15 1.6
Tamil Nadu 5 1.1 3 0.5
Others 67 2.0 59 1.6
ALL INDIA 434 47.9 416 47.2

 (Note: Above sugar production figures are after diversion of sugar into ethanol)

On the ethanol front, the OMCs have so far allocated around 460 Cr ltr for supply in ESY 2022-23 against first two EOI’s floated by them. The OMCs have floated a third EOI for requirement of additional 139 crore litres, for which the last date of submission was 30th November’2022. The OMC’s are currently examining the bids and are expected to do the allocations shortly.


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