Sugar production in Ukraine as of November 16 amounted to 702,900 tonnes.
According to a report on the website of the National Association of Sugar Producers Ukrtsukor, as of the indicated date, 30 sugar factories were operating in the country, which have processed 5.34 million tonnes of sugar beets.
As reported with reference to Ukrtsukor, the sugar beet processing season in the country started on September 5.
Sugar production in Ukraine in 2020 is projected at 1.2 million tonnes, which is 15% less than a year earlier.
As of November 12, 2020, Ukrainian agricultural producers harvested 6.7 million tonnes of sugar beets from an area of 161,600 hectares (75%).