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Rusagro announces the start of sugar beet processing season

15.09.20

Rusagro opened the season of sugar beet processing – on 4th September it launched first sugar plant in Tambov Region. Currently, all other sugar plants of the Company except one, which will be launched in a week, have started their operations.

Rusagro Sugar business operates nine sugar plants, located in Tambov, Belgorod, Orel and Kursk regions. In the season 2020/2021, maximum processing capacity of the Company is 54 thousand tonnes of sugar beet per day.

In the current season sugar beet area in Russia may decline by 17% and yield per hectare should drop, which will lead to the reduction of sugar beet gross yield and sugar production.