Sugar production to be 35-35.5 million tonnes: ISMA

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New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Sugar production in 2018-19 (starting October) is expected to be 35-35.5 million tonnes, which is 2.8-3.3 million tonnes higher than in 2017-18, the preliminary estimates of the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said on Monday.

In 2017-18, sugar production was 32.2 million tonnes, with further addition of 50,000-60,000 tonnes owing to the ongoing sugarcane crushing in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, said the industry body.

–IANS

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