Rusagro announces the start of sugar beet processing season15.09.20
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.