Sula planted 360 acres in 2018 and will plant an additional 340 in 2019. This will take their total area under wine grape plantations to about 3,000 acres which will also add to the rural employment numbers.
Exporter and trader Sanjay Pansare said that the use of the sea route could become popular with exporters who are currently facing several problems due to the hike in air freights. Normally 45-50 tonne of mangoes were sent th
The Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) arrears of Maharashtra’s sugar mills to farmers have come down to 12% at the end of the sugar season of 2018-19. The cane payment arrears now stand at Rs 2,942 crore.
Following a record production of 107.19 lakh tonne of sugar, Maharashtra now faces a problem of plenty. Since warehouses are packed to the hilt, sugar millers are now forced to store their stocks in sheds with tarpaulin cover
Sugar millers in Maharashtra have sought the intervention of the Niti Aayog to ensure long term purchase agreements with Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) on the lines of power purchase agreements with the cogeneration units set
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.