Sugar output in Karnataka has increased this year as compared with the previous season.
According to the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA), 66 sugar mills are operating in the state and have produced 29.80 lakh tonne sugar till January 15. The sugar output during the same period last year was 21.90 lakh tonne.
Speaking about India, 487 sugar mills are in operation in the country as on 15th January 2021 and have produced 142.70 lakh tonnes of sugar, as compared to 108.94 lakh tonnes produced by 440 sugar mills as on 15th January’ 2020. This is 33.76 lakh tonnes higher as compared to last season’s production for the corresponding period.