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India sugar output for 2019-20 unlikely to see big revision: ISMA

The trade body also estimates more than 800,000 tonnes of sugar cane production will be diverted to ethanol in the 2019-20 season.

11 Feb 2020 2:00 PM

Malaysia to buy more sugar from India to help resolve palm oil spat: sources

The company bought around 88,000 tonnes of raw sugar from India in 2019.

23 Jan 2020 10:38 AM

India's sugar output declines 64 pc till Nov 15 in ongoing marketing year

During the current 2019-20 sugar season, sugar production as on November 15, was 4.85 lakh tonnes as compared to 13.38 lakh tonnes.

20 Nov 2019 4:38 PM

India's sugar output likely to fall 21.5 pc in 2019-20: ISMA

ISMA had made a preliminary estimate of 28.2 million tonnes of sugar production for the 2019-20 marketing year.

05 Nov 2019 6:15 PM

Govt approves creation of buffer stock for 40 lakh metric tonnes of sugar for a year

The reimbursement under the scheme would be met on a quarterly basis to sugar mills which would be directly credited into farmers' account.

24 Jul 2019 8:40 PM


India to keep sugar export subsidies even as rivals complain-sources

India’s exports surged to 3.3 million tonnes from 620,000 tonnes a year earlier.

16 Jul 2019 11:22 AM

Intake of sugary drinks linked to higher risk of developing certain cancers

Studies reveal that consumption of sugary drinks linked with cancer risk.

12 Jul 2019 9:35 AM

Sugar output could drop 15 per cent as drought hits: Industry sources

Sugar inventories are likely to rise to 14.7 million tonnes at the beginning of the new season on Oct 1, up 37.4 pc from a year ago.

13 Jun 2019 2:08 PM

Government may provide subsidised sugar to more families; mulls extra grains

The proposal is to extend one kg sugar supplies to additional 16.29 crore beneficiary families, would cost Rs 4,727 crore.

03 Jun 2019 2:49 PM

Diabetic? This computer game can train brain to eat less sugar

Added sugar is one of the biggest culprits of excess calories and is also associated with several health risks.

11 May 2019 3:22 PM


EID Parry shares jump nearly 5 pc post Q4 results

The scrip gained 4.29 per cent to Rs 192.85 on the BSE.

09 May 2019 2:34 PM

India to produce record sugar, stocks to rise further: Trade body

India’s money-losing sugar mills have run up a record USD 4.38 billion in arrears to 50 million cane farmers.

04 May 2019 1:08 PM

Govt fixes 2.1 MT quota for sugar sale in May

The food ministry has allowed 534 mills to sell a total of 2.1 million tonne (MT) in this month, the order said.

01 May 2019 3:52 PM

Iran buys Indian raw sugar for the first time in five-years: sources

Iran is buying the sugar from India to use up the rupees it has received for oil sales to India.

26 Feb 2019 1:01 PM

Sugar-sweetened sodas cause kidney diseases

People consume sugar-sweetened soda more likely to develop chronic kidney disease.

04 Jan 2019 4:19 PM


Artificial sweeteners do not assist weight loss, says study

Sugar-free sweeteners may help cut off sugar but no evidence in losing weight.

03 Jan 2019 5:22 PM

Sugar supplement mannose may help fight cancer: Study

Study found dosage of mannose could block enough glucose to slow tumour growth in mice, but not so much that normal tissues were affected.

23 Nov 2018 4:19 PM

Few smokers know about added sugar in cigarettes

It increases the amount of harmful chemicals in smoke.

28 Oct 2018 3:39 PM

Cabinet defers Rs 4,500 cr sugar package; proposal may come up next week

India's sugar output is set to increase further to 35 million tonnes in the next marketing year from 32 million tonnes.

19 Sep 2018 3:12 PM

The importance of including carbohydrates in your regular diet

Carbohydrates are found in foods like fruits, vegetables, breads, Indian bread (chapati), and dairy products, among others.

07 Sep 2018 10:56 AM