RUSSIA: First million tonnes of beet sugar produced September 13

Published: 09/14/2017, 11:07:15 AM

As reported by Soyuzrossahar, since the beginning of the production season through September 13, more than 1.0 million metric tonnes of beet sugar was produced, according to

In 2016, the first million sugar was received on September 19.

At the current date there are 69 sugar factories out of 75. The daily production of sugar is about 43,000 tons.

Soyuzrossahar says the production of the second million will take 21 days and is expected by October 3 this year, which is five days ahead of last year.