Ecuador – Sugar production to rise by 3.3% in 2013

Ecuador is expected to produce 610,000 tonnes of sugar in the 2013 harvest, up from 590,513 in 2012, said Miguel Perez, the President of the National Sugar Federation (Fenazucar).

Eight sugar mills will crush cane in 2013/14 of which two mills are new ones, namely Miguel Angel and San Juan.