India continues to bring volatility to global sugar market: Fitch

Uncertainties regarding supply this year are rising in Brazil and India which in turn are posing upside risks to the forecasts of sugar prices.

published on : 29th July 2021

Sugar mills likely to earn Rs 15,000 crore due to more ethanol blending

The Union government’s push to increase the blending of ethanol in auto fuels is set to result in increased revenues to cash-strapped sugar mills.

published on : 28th July 2021

Woman among four held with brown sugar worth Rs 1 crore in Odisha

The police have also seized Rs 1 lakh cash from accused SK Abdul Hamid, Manoj Kumar Das, Ajay Kumar Sarangi, and his sister-in-law Kunilata Sarangi.

published on : 17th July 2021

Woman among two arrested with 550 gram brown sugar, Rs 34.8 lakh in Bhubaneswar

Sources said the drug peddlers are procuring brown sugar from West Bengal by either using private transport or boarding buses.

published on : 14th July 2021

Labour Department move provides ray of hope for Nizam Sugars employees

In February, NSDL employees had organised a padayatra from Bodhan to Hyderabad and submitted a memorandum to the State government, citing their demands and the issues they were facing.

published on : 5th July 2021

Pandavapura Sugar Factory row: Minister Murugesh Nirani’s son ducks charges

Vijay Nirani, Managing Director of Nirani Sugars, was accused of flouting tender norms and failing to pay Rs 20 crore in dues to the government over the Pandavapura factory.

published on : 5th July 2021

Maharashtra DyCM Ajit Pawar denies links with firm under ED lens

MSCB then floated a tender to which 15 companies responded and Guru Commodity Services' bid of Rs 65.75 crore was the highest one, the bank sold to company, he said.

published on : 2nd July 2021

Sakthi Sugars settles loan with IOB for Rs 29 crore against outstanding amount of Rs 50 crore

This development comes after the bank lodged an application with the National Company Law Tribunal last year, to start corporate insolvency resolution process against Sakthi Sugars.

published on : 30th June 2021

Lack of water puts cane farming in shambles

Sugarcane cultivators in Palacode are predicting a bleak season as groundwater levels have sunk alarmingly low.

published on : 28th June 2021

India's sugar exports touch 4.25 million tonnes so far this year: AISTA

Mills have contracted to export 5.85 million tonnes of sugar so far, as against the 6 million tonnes quota assigned by the food ministry in January this year.

published on : 11th June 2021

Karnataka sugar factories owe cane farmers Rs 450 crore

Several growers, including Shivangouda Patil from Belagavi object to the shifting of the office of Sugar Commissioner from Belagavi to Bengaluru recently.

published on : 11th June 2021

Three held with brown sugar worth Rs 1 cr

Commissionerate Police seized over one kg of brown sugar worth about `1 crore and arrested three drug peddlers in the city. 

published on : 8th June 2021

Sugar stocks jump after Centre's ethanol-blending push

According to both government and industry estimates, achieving full E20 rollout by 2025 would require oil companies to procure 10 billion litres of ethanol from the market.

published on : 8th June 2021

Scientific cut-offs for salt, sugar and fat mandatory in processed foods, stress nutrition experts

More than 5.8 million Indians die every year from NCDS such as cancer, diabetes, uncontrolled hypertension and cardiovascular diseases.

published on : 5th June 2021

Rs 10,000 subsidy for Chhattisgarh farmers to grow crops other than paddy

The CM decided to expand the scope of Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana and to cover all the major Kharif crops like maize, soyabean, sugarcane, kodo-kutki, pulses along with paddy.

published on : 20th May 2021
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