After a gap of five-years, Maharashtra has overtaken Uttar Pradesh to regain its position as India’s top sugar producer.
The state’s output for the 2021-22 crushing year (October-September) is expected at 138 lakh tonnes (lt). That is an all-time-high, beating the previous 107.21 lt of 2018-19.
How did it become possible?
This record production is attributed to three factors.
Production of sugar –
Distribution of sugar production in India –