Thailand – Sugar production crosses 8 mln t mark

Thailand’s 2012/13 sugarcane crush continues to make strong progress as total sugar production reached 8.195 mln tonnes, raw value, as of March 10, up 1.1% from 8.107 mln produced by the same time last year, industry data showed.

The cane crush advanced to 81.879 mln tonnes, up 7.1% from 76.478 mln crushed by this time last year.