Punjab sugar mills to commence sugarcane crushing from today

Punjab sugar mills will start crushing from today. 41 sugar mills of Punjab have been reported to start crush sugarcane from today. “45,000 to 50,000 metric tons of sugar will be produced daily.” said sources from Food Department.

Sugar mills across the country will produce 65-68 metric tons of sugar. Food Department sources said that Punjab was expected to produce 4.2 million metric tons of sugar. Punjab will produce more than 600,000 metric tons of sugar from last year. Last year, 3.6 million metric tons of sugar was produced in total. 150,000 metric tons of sugar was imported from abroad. This year there will be a surplus of 400,000 metric tons of sugar. Sugar mills have even claimed sugar shortages this year.

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