Sugar Industry Statistical Information
The Facts and Figures of the sugar industry provides statistical information and seasonal comparisons of the Total Cane/Sugar Production, Crop Data, Sugarcane Crushed by Mills, SA Sugar Supplies into the SACU Market and Recoverable Value and Cane Prices.
National Market Consumption
TOTAL PRODUCTION (CANE/SUGAR)
The Total Cane/Sugar Production graph provides a season by season comparison of sugar produced. It also provides insight on the quantity of sugar consumed nationally and the quantity of sugar sold on the international market.
Sugar Cane Crushed by Mills (tons)
The Sugarcane Crushed by Mills graph provides information on the total amount of sugarcane crushed by South African mills.
Crop Data and Recoverable Value
The Crop Data graph provides a seasonal comparison of the total crop area under sugarcane. The Recoverable Value (RV) and Cane Prices graph provides a seasonal comparison of the RV determined price.
National Market Sugar Consumption
|Estimates (tons)||Sugarcane crush||Saleable sugar production|
|December 2018 for the 2018/2019 Season (tons)||19 031 618||2 184 004|
Cane Growing in South Africa
Currently, there are 22 949 registered growers in South Africa. Currently, growers are represented by the South African Cane Growers’ Association (SACGA) and the South African Farmers Development Association (SAFDA)…