Uttar Pradesh is expected to produce 114 LMT sugar in 2021-22 season

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New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh sugar mills are likely to produce 114 lakh metric tonnes (LMT) sugar for the 2021-22 crushing season.

As per the report published by IANS news agency, Department of Food and Public Distribution (DFPD) data shows that the sugar output in the state for 2020-21 season was 110.6 LMT and this season there would be an increase of around 4 LMT sugar in the state.

According to the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA), in Uttar Pradesh, crushing season in the current season got delayed by a few days due to unseasonal rains in 3rd week of October, 2021. Currently, 74 sugar mills have started their crushing operations for this season and they have produced 2.88 lac tons of sugar by 15th November 2021. Last year in the same period, 76 mills were in operation and they had produced 4 lac tons of sugar till 15th November 2020.

 

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