International Sugar Journal

India – 149 sugar mills exchange 20% of export quota with other mills [Full subscriber]

Some 149 sugar mills, mainly from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, have exchanged their sugar quota of over 1.2 million tonnes until December 26, as just one week is left before the window closes on January 4, according to local press reports.

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India – An engineer dies after fire erupts at Mohiuddin sugar mill [Full subscriber]

A massive fire broke out at Mohiuddinpur sugar mill in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut in November, killing the engineer Narendra Kushwaha who succumbed to his injuries during treatment at a hospital.

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India – Karnataka state to mandate factories to share profits from by- + co-products with cane growers [Full subscriber]

Cane growers in the Karnataka state are likely to get a share of the profits from the sale of by-products and co-products produced at a factory, following a study on the matter.

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India – Sugar exports limited to 6 million tonnes in 2022/23 [Full subscriber]

To prevent the uncontrolled sugar export and ensure sufficient availability, India approved on November 5th the 2022/23 export of 6 million tonnes of sugar, in line with market expectations for the year’s first tranche, reported Reuters.

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India – Shree Renuka Sugars investing over US$84 million to double ethanol production [Registered]

Leading sugar and ethanol producer Shree Renuka Sugars plans to expand its ethanol manufacturing capacity from 720,000 litres/day to 1.4 million litres with an investment of around INR7 billion (US$84.4 million).

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India – Largest sugar producer and second-largest exporter in 2021/22 [Full subscriber]

India pipped Brazil to become the top sugar producer in the 2021/22 marketing year ending September with a bumper sugar output of 35.9 million tonnes.

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India – Parry Sugars Refinery shutdown after four workers die in two separate incidents [Full subscriber]

Following the deaths of four workers in the space of 10 days during two incidents, Parry Sugars Refinery in Andhra Pradesh was told by the police to shut down the plant, according to local press reports.

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India – Kribcho to invest over US$108 million in three new build ethanol plants [Full subscriber]

Krishak Bharati Cooperative (Kribhco) is in the process of setting up three greenfield grain-based ethanol manufacturing plants in the states of Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

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India – Growers to get US$38.50/t cane during the 2022/23 campaign [Registered]

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on August 3rd fixed the fair and remunerative price (FRP) of sugarcane at ₹3050 (US$38.50) /tonne, at a 10.25% recovery rate for the 2022-23 season (October-September), revising it upwards from ₹2900 at 10% recovery rate for 2021-22.

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India – PM Modi inaugurates country’s first cellulosic ethanol plant [Full subscriber]

PM Narendra Modi inaugurated a INR9 billion (US$114 million) cellulosic plant in Haryana on 10th August. The plant, built by state-run Indian Oil at its Panipat refinery complex, is the first of its kind in India, according to local press reports.

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