Ukraine produced one million tonnes of sugar

08.11.2018
According to the operational data of «Ukrsugar» Association, as of November 5, 1,03 million tonnes of sugar were produced.
 
There are 39 sugar refineries in operation and one refinery has already completed the production season. 7,9 million tonnes of sugar beet have been processed, which is 2,5% less than last year's figures.
 
«As it was predicted earlier, according to the climate conditions, this year sugar content is lower than last year's level — 16,26% to 17,21%, sugar output is lower too — 13,31 to 14,24%. However, according to our estimates, this season the total sugar production will be able to maintain at the level of 2 million tonnes», — explained Ruslana Butylo, the head of the analytical department of «Ukrsugar».
 
As of November 5, 231 thousand hectares of sugar beet were harvested, accounting for 83% of the total harvested areas. Most of sugar beet crops were harvested in Vinnytsia, Poltava and Ternopil regions.
 
 

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