Mexico: supply of sugar for 2012

The National Committee for Sustainable Development of Sugarcane of Mexico (Conadesuca) said there would be sufficient sugar to supply the country this year, given the estimates of production of the harvest 2011/2012.

The second report estimated that domestic production of sugar shall be 5.360.215, according to data from Committees and Quality of Sugarcane Production (CPCC) of the Sugar Industry of Mexico.

It also estimated that domestic consumption is three million 904 thousand tons, which does not reflect an increase over the previous cycle due to increased use of fructose and other sweeteners.

The report includes information from 54 mills.There is a harvested area of 906 435 000 hectares with of 29 million 759 thousand 676 tons of cane crushed field performance 68.27 tons per hectare and a plant yield of 10.66 % .


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