Maharashtra's Sugar output surge by 13.29 %
Commodity Online | January 16 2019
UPDATED 10:39:12 IST

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The Sugar production of Maharashtra till January 6, 2019 has gone up by 13.29 per cent as compared to same time last year, according to the statistics released by Sugar Commissionerate.

Pune region has produced 199.74 lakh quintals of Sugar and has topped the state in Sugar production, followed by Kolhapur with 117.82 lakh quintals.

A total of 185 Sugar mills were in operation in Maharashtra and have produced 489.51 lakh quintals of Sugar, as compared to 424.50 lakh quintals produced by 182 Sugar mills after crushing at least 411.22 lakh MT of cane as on January 5, 2018.

The production of Sugar has gone up by 65 lakh quintals of Sugar because Maharashtra received good rainfall in 2017 and many farmers opted to cultivate this cash crop.


Commodity Arrivals Rate
Mustard Oil 7 9800.00
Coconut Oil 0.1 19100.00
Arecanut 1.43 18700.00
Sugar 499 3402.00