Tamil Nadu has registered increase in sugar production in the ongoing season.
According to the latest release by Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA), in the state, out of 29 sugar mills which operated this season, 5 sugar mills have ended their crushing so far, though some might operate in the special season later in the year. Till 30th April 2022, sugar production in the State was 8.40 lakh tonnes, compared with 6.04 lakh tonnes produced by 27 sugar mills on the corresponding date last year. Of the 27 sugar mills, 9 mills had ended their operations while 18 mills were in operation as on 30th April 2021, last year. In the special season last year, Tamil Nadu mills had made 2.16 lakh tonnes of sugar.