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Malaysia to buy more sugar from India to help resolve palm oil spat: sources

The company bought around 88,000 tonnes of raw sugar from India in 2019.

23 Jan 2020 10:38 AM

Sugarcane crushing season begins November 22

Sources said that the sugar commissioner’s office had, however, proposed that the crushing season start from November 25.

20 Nov 2019 2:21 AM

Closed sugar mills may see revival soon as govt mulls ethanol production on their land

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said land of the sugar mills can be utilised for ethanol production from sugar.

23 Sep 2019 6:51 PM

Monsoon deficit narrows; kharif sowing progressing well: Agri Min

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has projected overall monsoon to remain normal.

09 Aug 2019 3:20 PM

Kharif sowing hit by deficit rains; acreage down 27 pc so far

Rice, the main kharif crop, was sown in 52.47 lakh hectare till last week, down from 68.60 lakh hectare in the year-ago period.

07 Jul 2019 12:18 PM


India to produce record sugar, stocks to rise further: Trade body

India’s money-losing sugar mills have run up a record USD 4.38 billion in arrears to 50 million cane farmers.

04 May 2019 1:08 PM

Indian mills contract to export 2.7 million tonnes sugar: Trade body

Mills have already shipped out 1.7 mn tonnes of sugar, Praful Vithalani, chief of All India Sugar Trade Association, said.

11 Apr 2019 12:09 PM

Sugarcane arrears to growers to come down by Rs 9,000 cr: ISMA

Sugar cane arrears to farmers have crossed Rs 20,000 crore in the current marketing year 2018-19.

01 Mar 2019 2:22 PM

Govt hikes sugarcane price by Rs 20 per quintal to Rs 275

Sugar production in India is estimated to reach a record 32.25 million tonnes in the current 2017-18.

18 Jul 2018 3:42 PM

India likely to pay cane growers to help sugar mills: sources

Government officials insist India’s plans to directly pay cane growers would not contravene WTO rules.

10 Apr 2018 10:56 AM


Bumper harvest causes fall in Nashik vegetable prices

Arun Kale said that, there was good harvest everywhere including villages nearer to Mumbai.

16 Feb 2018 4:50 AM

Sugar industry facing crisis: Sharad Pawar

For the first time, no minister from the state government was present for the meeting.

27 Dec 2017 6:27 AM

Leopard falls in well, rescued by forest officals

The leopardess fell into a well located near Nashik Sugar Factory's main gate, belonging to farmer Ramesh Adke.

24 Dec 2017 3:22 AM

Sugar output expected to jump on decent monsoon

India was forced to import 500,000 tonnes of sugar in the 2016-17 crop year.

31 May 2017 4:42 PM