Russia as of January 30, 2012 produced a record 5,000,000 tons of beet sugar, said Soyuzrossahar.
"The Russian Federation for the first time in its history has achieved such record levels earlier in the entire Soviet space is the amount produced only Ukraine" — According to the report the union.
For this indicator, Russia has overtaken countries such as France and the United States, which produced no more than 4.95 and 4.6 million tonnes respectively. This volume of beet sugar will allow Russia not only reach the level of complete self on sugar, but also significantly increase the volume of exports, noted in the Union.
Russia in first place in the world for the production of beet sugar