The production size already increased in FY2021/2022.
The first and second lines of the factory have been started with a production capacity of 18,000 tons of sugar per day, in preparation for reaching the maximum production capacities of about one million tons per year during the next year 2023.
The 200-feddan factory is set to use 900,000 tons of beet every year to produce 36,000 tons of sugar daily.
On his side, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Al Sayed al-Qusair added that the ministry works on improving the heredity of cattle in Egypt.
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The state seeks to fill this food gap by importing from abroad, and the competent authorities.
Egypt is expected to achieve self-sufficiency of sugar by 100 percent in 2022.
The decree stipulates not allowing the import of white and raw sugar for three months unless there is a prior approval from the ministers of trade and industry and supply and internal trade.
Abu Al-Yazid added during a TV interview that Egypt's current sugar production amounts to 2.7 million tons.
The cultivated areas for the current season of cane amounted to about 332,000 feddans of cane, and the Sugar and Integrated Industries Company is expected to produce about one million tons of white sugar.
Minister of Industry and Trade Nevine Gamea issued Tuesday a decree suspending white sugar imports for another three months.
The ministry noted it sends a specialized team periodically to inspect the Nile to ensure that there is no waste disposed of by the industrial complexes, especially the sugar factories.
He added that the average sugar consumption ranges between 230,000 to 240,000 tons per month.
According to the feasibility studies, the shares of the non-Egyptian partners in the company will reach $210 million.
he Delta Sugar Company announced that the company produces around 20,000 tons of sugar cubes annually.
Around 114,76 feddans of sugar beet have so far been planted in the plots allotted as per the contract farming system, the company's board chairman Ahmed Abou el Yazeed said in a statement carried by the Ministry of Supply.
The head of Sugar Division called for deepening the local industry by increasing the cultivation areas of sugar beet to provide locally produced sugar.
The country expects to produce about 2.3 million tonnes of sugar this year and consumes about 3 million tonnes, filling the gap with imports.
The Cabinet's Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) denied government’s intention to increase electricity prices