UNICA Sugar Output 2nd Half of June 2018
Sucrose per tonne of cane continues to measure above harvests of the last 7 years at 140.06 which, as you can see from the above graphic, is 7.78% above this time last year. Cumulatively this harvest is almost 5% above last year at 129.10 KG/Tonne. Total sugar production continues to lag beneath the 5 year avg as you can see from the chart below. The production mix continues to remain well below harvests of the last 7 years.
Cumulative cane crushing pace is 11.6% above last year at this time and really is the highest of the last 7 years putting the crush roughly ½ a month ahead of schedule. Cumulative ethanol production is up 45% YoY and puts production a month ahead of schedule.