Vinnytsia sugar refineries produced 363,5 thousand tonnes of sugar

In 2021, 363,5 thousand tonnes of sugar were produced in Vinnytsia region, compared to 264 thousand tonnes in the previous season.

It is reported by «Golos Ukrainy» with reference to Department of International Cooperation and Regional Development of Vinnytsia Regional State Administration.

Last year, 2.4 million tonnes of sugar beets were harvested in the region, the average yield of which amounted to 494 centners/ha — plus 80,5 centners/ha compared to 2020.

Raw materials were processed at five sugar factories: Gaisin, where the production season began on September 1, 2021 — the first in the region, Kryzhopil, Zhdanivka, Tomashpil and Yuzepho-Mykolaiv. Two refineries — Gaisin and Kryzhopil — produced more than half of the total sugar volume in the region.