Stories Tagged 'Sugarcane'
It’s always been a bitter story between sugar mills and sugarcane farmers.After the government in the first week of January fixed the floor price of sugarcane at Rs536.56 per quintal, sugar mills have started piling pressure on the government to increase the factory price of sugar. But this floor full story »
The price of sugar rose sharply in the local market after the government imposed import quotas on the daily essential despite assurances by domestic mills that prices would not go up.full story »
Sugar mills said Monday that they might not be able to buy sugarcane during the upcoming season due to an excess supply of sugar as they have been left with unsold stocks due to cheaper imports.full story »
A fast unto death by Shesh Mahabubh Reja to protest against nonpayment of dues to sugarcane farmers by sugar mills entered its third day on Monday.full story »
Sugarcane famers of Nawalparasi district have staged a sit-in at the entrance of Indira Sugar Mill demanding payment for their crop. The protest was held after the mill failed to release the payment of around Rs80 million to sugarcane farmers, who had supplied the crop three months ago.full story »
Sugar mills in Sarlahi have started purchasing sugarcane from farmers without fixing the price of the crop. full story »