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24 November , 16:49

10,000 tons of sugar produced last week in Bashkiria

In total, 110 thousand tons of white sugar were produced in the region from the beetroot of the new crop.

Bashkiria continues to produce sugar from its raw materials. According to operational data, by November 23, two plants of the republic processed 714 thousand tons of root crops and produced a total of 110 thousand tons of sugar. The share of Raevsugar accounts for more than 56 thousand tons of the product, and the Chishminsky plant - 53 thousand tons, the republican Ministry of Agriculture reported.

In the current agricultural season, sugar beets have been grown in the region on an area of ​​44,000 hectares. The gross harvest of root crops amounted to about 1.39 million tons, the average yield was 30.9 t/ha.

Beet-growing enterprises and sugar factories annually provide the republic with sugar over the normative needs of the population, which are 24 kg per person per year.

Translated by:Tatyana Aksyutina
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