GuySuCo closing in on last year’s first crop figure

The Guyana Sugar Corporation is on its way to surpassing last year’s first crop figure, halfway through the season.

According to company sources, GuySuCo’s  production so far is over 44,000 tonnes.  The first crop total for 2013 was 48,000 tonnes. That figure was the lowest ever in the industry for a first crop. Stabroek News was made to understand that GuySuCo is hoping for continued good weather which has played a major role in the improved harvesting thus far.

In February, Agriculture Minister Dr Leslie Ramsammy confirmed that GuySuCo’s 2014 sugar target would be over 50,000 tonnes less than the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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