Number of closed Brazilian mills raised to 51


Brazilian sugar industry association Unica announced that 12 additional mills will not operate during the 2013/14 crushing season due to financial problems. This comes on top of 12 mills that went out of operation in 2012/13 and 15 in 2011/12.

The number of mills that went out of operation since the 2007/08 season raised to 51 plants with a combined annual cane crushing capacity of 48 million tonnes, according to Unica .