Cane to sugar ratio ‘high’

Fiji Sugar Corporation employee Uraia Vota with his team clears the railway tracks in preparation for the Sugar Cane harvesting Season in Lautoka. Picture: REINAL CHAND/FILE

THE Ministry of Sugar is closely monitoring the production of sugar after reports that Fiji Sugar Corporation crushes 13.3 tonnes of cane to produce one tonne of sugar (TC:TS). The ministry’s permanent secretary, Yogesh Karan, told farmers in Labasa yesterday that such TC:TS was quite high. The farmers received government grant to assist them with […]

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