New season's beet sugar production progresses to 33 thou. t

As of September 22, beet sugar production in Ukraine totalled 32.8 thou. t. Sugar beet processing by the refineries has reached 274.5 thou. t, the National Association of Sugar Producers of Ukraine (Ukrsugar) reports.

Plants operating in the 2020/21 sugar production season (by launch date):

On September 8, Marianivskyi Sugar Plant, a subsidiary of Agro-Express-Service, started sugar production.

Under the data of the Sowing Online 2019/20 project, sugar beet area in Ukraine in 2020 totals 209.01 thou. ha.

Sugar production in 2020/21 is projected by Ukrsugar experts at 1.2-1.3 mln t, 15% less YoY.

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