Sugar production in Ukraine as of December 17, 2019 amounted to 1.375 million tonnes.
According to the Ukrtsukor National Association of Sugar Producers, in the 2019/2020 season some 31 sugar plants were operating. To date, they have processed 9.11 million tonnes of sugar beets.
As reported, the sugar season in Ukraine started on September 1.
Sugar production in the 2018/2019 season decreased by 15% compared with the previous agricultural year, to 1.82 million tonnes.