To date, in the Lipetsk region for six sugar factories processed more than 3.3 million tons of sugar beets. At night now processed 18.2 million tons, the press service of the administration of the Lipetsk region.
In general, the sugar factories in the region have produced 410,469 tons of sugar. During the reconstruction and modernization of the enterprises installed new equipment that will increase the average of daily processing to 2 tons. Scored in last year’s pace are not worse than in 2011, when it was handled 3.1 million tons of beets grown, and with the crude produced 634 thousand tons of sugar.
It is expected that before the end of the processing season in February on the conveyor will go about 300 tonnes of root crops, which are still in storage in factories and on farms.