Country Records 37% Increase In Beet Harvest


News: Russia's beet harvest is ahead of its record in 2013, due to warmer weather, according to the national association of sugar producers Soyuzrossakhar. The country recorded a 37% year-on-year increase in beet plantation to 512,700 hectares to April 22 2014. The association expects sugar from beet output at 4.1-4.4mn metric tonnes in 2014.

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Sector: Food & Drink, Agribusiness
Geography: Russia