Sugar production in Ukraine as of November 9, 2020 amounted to 594,600 tonnes.
According to the website of the National Association of Sugar Producers Ukrtsukor, as of the indicated date, 30 sugar refineries operate in the country, which refined 4.03 million tonnes of sugar beet.
As it was reported with reference to Ukrtsukor, the sugar beet refining season started in the country on September 5.
Sugar production in Ukraine in 2020 is expected at the level of 1.2 million tonnes, which is 15% less than a year earlier. It is expected that 33 sugar refineries will operate this season – at the level of the previous year.
According to the State Statistics Service, the sowing area of sugar beet amounted to 218,900 hectares in 2020 – at the level of the previous year.