India’s sugar output drops 5.4% y/y as mills close early

Synopsis The government allowed mills to export only 6.1 million tonnes of sugar in the 2022/23 season, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration was expected to allow a second tranche of shipments. India’s absence from the market could lift global sugar prices , which were trading near their highest level in more than a decade, […]

Sugar output falls 3 pc to 299.6 lakh tonnes in October-March of 2022-23 market year

Synopsis India’s sugar production fell 3 per cent to 299.6 lakh tonnes in the first six months of the 2022-23 marketing year ending September, according to industry body ISMA. Sugar output stood at 309.9 lakh tonnes in the corresponding period of the previous year. India’s sugar production fell 3 per cent to 299.6 lakh tonnes […]

Sugar industry investing in improving cane yields

The sugar industry is ramping up investments to improve cane varieties in the country and it believes sugarcane yields can go up substantially based on available products and data collected by the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA). According to ISMA, it is working closely with cane research institutes to develop cane varieties that can yield […]

India enters into deal for export of 3.5 MT sugar so far in 2022-23: ISMA

 India has entered into a contract for export of about 35 lakh tonnes of sugar so far in the ongoing 2022-23 season, out of which 2,00,000 tonnes have been shipped last month, industry body ISMA said on Thursday. The 2022-23 sugar export policy announced on November 5 allowed exports of 60 lakh tonnes of the […]