Uttar Pradesh Oct 1-May 8 sugar output 8.73 million tonne, up 28.4% on year.

Mills across Uttar Pradesh produced 8.73 million tonne sugar during Oct 1-May 8, up 28.4% on year. The state had produced 6.80 mln tn sugar during the corresponding period a year ago. Mills in the state have crushed 82.31 mln tn cane so far, compared with 64.14 mln tn in the year-ago period. Average sugar recovery in Uttar Pradesh as of now is 10.61%, slightly higher than 10.60% a year ago.