Sugar Annual Report, Turkey – 24th April 2019
24th April 2019
Sugar beet production and planting area is forecast at 20.5 MMT and 340,000 ha in MY 2019/20, assuming favorable growing conditions similar to last year. Starch-based sugar quotas were decreased to 2.5 percent from five percent. The privatization process of state-owned sugar factories is partly finished. Turkish confectionary products exports are increasing steadily.