This season Ukraine will produce 1.8 million tons of sugar


In Ukraine in 2012 will be produced 1.8 million tonnes of sugar. In total there will be 56 working sugar mills, said today the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food Mykola Prysyazhnyuk on International Agricultural Exhibition "Agro-2012", according to RBC-Ukraine

"This year will operate 56 plants. Due to weather conditions delayed the opening of factories, but it is in the correct mode," — Prysiazhnyuk said.

First Deputy General Director of the Association also confirmed previously announced forecast production of beet sugar in the current season — 1.8 million tons. According to him, despite the weather, quality indicators beets this year nearly match last year.

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