The Sugar Technologists Association of India ( STAI) has suggested that the government should set the minimum support price (MSP) for the sweetener to Rs 3,600 per quintal from Rs 3,100 per quintal to help millers overcome th
As the crushing season nears its end, Maharashtra is expected to cross, or at least equal, last year’s sugar output figures. Last year, Maharashtra has produced 107 lakh tonne of sugar, an all-time high production figure.
The board had been holding regular workshops with both farmers and buyers to encourage exports, he said, adding that the board had taken huge efforts to ensure that more mango growers register their orchards with MangoNet.
The Cotton Association of India, the apex trade body, had pegged the crop size at 328 lakh bales for the year. Some 2 lakh bales have been exported to Bangladesh. Another 40 lakh bales have been exported to Vietnam, China and
P Alli Rani, chairman-cum-managing director of CCI, confirmed the development, stating the government agency had sold around 10,000 bales at a price of Rs 47,000 per candy through e-auctions in Maharashtra and Telangana.