Sugar Current Affairs, GK & News

Regulation of Sugar Exports

The central government has imposed restrictions on sugar exports from June 1st, 2022 to increase the availability of sugar in the country during sugar season 2021-22 (October-September) and also curb price rise. Usually, during the festival season of October – November, the demand for sugar increases, and therefore, the government is committed to ensuring its ..

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India’s Agriculture Exports in 2021-22

For FY 2021-22, the exports of agricultural products, including plantation and marine products of India have touched a record USD 50 billion. This is a 20 per cent increase from last year. Overview: This growth in export has been achieved due to a surge in shipments of marine products, rice, buffalo meat, sugar, wheat, and ..

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Food price index highest since 2014

The United Nations recently announced that the world food prices increased for the eleventh consecutive month in April 2021. It reached the highest level since May 2014. This announcement was made based on the Food Price Index released by the Food and Agriculture Organisation. Food Price Index The Food Price Index measures monthly changes of ..

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Global Sugar Supply Chains hit globally

The international sugar prices have fell from 15 USD to 12 USD per pound. Also, the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) has reduced its off-take from mills in the last 15 days. The sugar stock in the wholesale market and retail markets have been sold completely according to ISMA. Highlights The fresh sugar procurement in ..

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ICMR releases report on Sugar Intake of India, Report first of its kind

On January 5, 2020, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) released its report on sugar intake of India. The intake was measured in grams per day. The report was released based on a joint survey conducted by ICMR, NIN (National Institute of Nutrition), Hyderabad and ILSI (International Life Science Institute of India). The study ..

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