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India – Sugar consumption to drop as government scraps sugar subsidy [Registered]

With the union government withdrawing the subsidy given to state governments for supplying sugar through PDS (public distribution system) from April 1 and off-take being impacted by the protests against soft drink brands, sugar consumption would drop by 3.5% in the 2016-17 season (October-September), according to local press reports.…

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