Last week, the Lasalgaon APMC, the largest wholesale market in the country for onions, had again approached the Centre, urging the government to revoke the ban on onion export and remove the stock limit for traders to 500 qui
A recent assessment by the National Research Centre for Grapes (NRCG) that has surveyed various parts of the state like Nashik, Sangli, Solapur and Pune revealed that the extended rain has caused huge damage to the crop.
With export deals signed for some 1.5 lakh tonne of sugar at the start of the season, the Maharashtra State Cooperative Sugar Millers Federation has urged millers in the state to export as much sugar as possible in the upcomi
BB Thombare, president, Western India Sugar Mills Association (Wisma), said the government had earlier sought the opinion of all stakeholders regarding the start of the season and the association had then recommended November
The government has declared a rate of Rs 59 per litre for converting sugar to ethanol and the cost of production comes up to Rs 64 per litre which means a loss of Rs 5 per litre, which is not viable, he added.