Sugar production in Ukraine reached its first million tons
As of November 11th, plants in Ukraine produced 1.04 mln t of sugar, the National Association of Sugar Producers of Ukraine (Ukrsugar) informs.
7.01 mln t of sugar beet were processed by the reporting date. 31 plants started beet sugar production season.
As of November 9, 2018, the Ukrainian refineries produced 1.12 mln t of sugar.
As estimated by the analytical department of Ukrsugar, sugar export in 2019/2020 should reach 300 thou. t.
By November 6th, harvesting of sugar beet reached 8.4 mln t on 192 thou. ha. The crop is harvested using the average yield of 49 t/ha.
The new edition of the infographic guide Ukrainian Agribusiness 2018/19 is available for download.