FranceAgriMer raises sugar output estimate


FranceAgriMer increased its 2012/13 sugar production estimate to 4.631 million tonnes, white value, from 4.611 a month earlier. Last year the output was 5.192 million tons.

Sugar output in the mainland was raised from 4.193 million tons to 4.213 million tons in March, but still less than the 4.775 million tons in 2011/12. The production in the French Overseas Territories (DOM) remained at 418 000 tonnes, up from 417 000t a year ago