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EID Parry shuts sugar factory in Tamil Nadu, cites cane availability

Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh are major sugarcane producers but weak monsoon for the past few years has hit production badly

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BS Reporter Chennai
EID Parry Ltd on Monday said it will close its sugar factory in Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai district, saying it didn't see a future for the business because of poor sugarcane supply.

The company, which is part of the Murugappa Group, had earlier announced the closure of its sugar unit in Puducherry, and mothballed another two in Tamil Nadu.

"The Company proposes to transfer assets of the (Pudukottai) unit to its other units and also dispose other assets as may be deemed appropriate. Kindly note that this is not a material event as per the Company's Policy for determination of materiality

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First Published: Jul 29 2019 | 5:24 PM IST

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