Vellore cooperative sugar mill commences sugarcane crushing operations


Vellore: The Vellore cooperative sugar mill has begun cane crushing from Monday with setting the target of crushing 1.05 lakh tonne sugarcane.

Inaugurating the crushing, Collector A Shanmuga Sundaram said the crushing would continue till February end.

The mill plans to take 2000 tonne sugarcane for crushing per day with the aim of crushing 1.05 lakh tonne in this season.

The sugar mill in the last season 2018-2019 paid sugarcane farmers as per Rs 2612.50 per tonne. M Anandan, Chairman of the mill said 1987 farmers have been registered with them to supply cane for the mill.

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