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UP sugar output up 7-fold, crosses 750,000-tonne mark

Improvement in recovery ratio seen, 100 mills start crushing operations in state against 50 units last year

Virendra Singh Rawat  |  Lucknow 

Sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh have accelerated their cane crushing operations, notching up production volumes that are already seven times the output achieved during the previous 2015-16 crushing season. Against a production of 107,000 tonnes of sugar last year, the state mills have already produced 757,000 tonnes of the sweetener so far. Meanwhile, 100 mills have started crushing operations in the state against 50 units last year, during the same period. The mills have crushed nearly 7.8 million tonnes of cane this season, against 1.17 million last year, placing the ...

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