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Sugar Crushing Dates Announced

Sugar Crushing Dates Announced
May 01
10:00 2018

 

The Lautoka Sugar Mill will be the first to begin crushing this season.

The Sugar Industry Tribunal (SIT), following submissions from the Fiji Sugar Corporation and after consultations with the chief executive officer of the Fiji Sugar Cane Growers Council Sundresh Chetty has set out the dates for the start of crushing at all three mills.

The SIT has also set the dates for the commencement of cane harvesting in the different districts prior to

crushing.

The dates set for the beginning of crush at all mills are as follows:

Lautoka Mill: 3rd July 2018

Rarawai Mill: 17th July 2018

Labasa Mill:19th June 2018

Growers in the relevant mill areas should begin harvesting and delivery of cane on the following dates:

LautokaMill: July 2, 2018

Rarawai Mill: July 16, 2018

Labasa Mill: June 18, 2018

The SIT will announce in September the expected date of termination of crush at the three mills as per Regulation 4.8 of the Master Award after reviewing the harvesting and crushing performance of each mill.

Feedback: charles.chambers@fijisun.com.fj

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