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Labasa Mill Officially Closed For 2018 Crushing Season

The Fiji Sugar Corporation (FSC) Labasa mill official­ly closed for 2018 crushing season yesterday. Mill manager Michael Faktau­fon tipped the last cane truck at around 2pm. It a statement FSC
13 Dec 2018 11:08
Labasa Mill Officially Closed For 2018 Crushing Season
Fiji Sugar Labasa Mill manager Michael Faktaufon (left) with the workers during the closure of the 2018 crushing season on December 12, 2018. Photo:Shratika Naidu

The Fiji Sugar Corporation (FSC) Labasa mill official­ly closed for 2018 crushing season yesterday.

Mill manager Michael Faktau­fon tipped the last cane truck at around 2pm.

It a statement FSC stated that Labasa was the first mill to com­mence crushing this year in June and has now concluded its crush­ing for the 2018 season.

An update on all the three mills will be issued towards the end of next week, after FSC’s two re­maining mills conclude their sea­son’s crushing.

The Labasa cane belts provide for about 40 per cent of the total crop crushed per season.

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