Expert System For Sugarcane

Sugarcane Marketing

About Sugarcane marketing

  • Marketing Depends On

  • Transport of Cane

  • Cane Price and Payments

  • Sugar Mills and Factories

Marketing Depends On

  • Marketing of sugarcane/sugar is highly controlled and subject to government restrictions. No producer/importer/exporter of sugar can sell/dispose of/deliver any kind of sugar except under and in accordance with the direction issued by the Government.

  • The profitability of sugar mills is affected by the ratio of free sale quota to levy quota. Though this ratio has been considerably reduced to 10:90, the sale of free sugar is subject to monthly release system.

  • Sugarcane alone accounts for 60 per cent of the cost of sugar production. Though the Central Government fixes the Statutory Minimum Price (SMP) for sugarcane, the mills have to procure sugarcane at State Advice Prices (SAPs) fixed by the State governments. As the SAPs are invariably higher than the SMP, it affects the viability of processing.

  • There is a visible difference in the plant size and operational efficiency of the mills in the private and the co-operative sector.

  • To achieve operational efficiency, availability of sugarcane is required throughout the season and requires proper management of raw material. It is however, difficult to ensure owing to farmers harvesting more than the quantity ordered to clear their fields or diverting cane to gur/khandsari units.


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Transport of Cane

  • Organising an efficient cane transport system is of paramount importance, so that the cane is delivered at required quantity within 24 hours.

  • Optimum economic distance for cane transport ranges from 10 to 26 km.

Cane price and Payment

  • The price for the sugarcane supplied to the sugar factory is fixed by the local state governments based on the cost of cultivation and other factors and the price is linked to the sugar recovery. The Tamil Nadu State Government has recently (year 2009-2010) fixed a price of Rs.1, 550 per tonne of cane with 9.5 percent sugar recovery.

  • The sugar factories make payment to the registered cane growers through banks.

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Sugar Mills And Factories

Tamil Nadu Co.op Sugar Mills and Factories

Ambur Coop. Sugar Mills Ltd.,
Vadapudupet 635 812
Vellore District
Ph: 04171-242227, 242337.

Amaravathy Coop. Sugar Mills Ltd.,
Krishnapuram 642 111
Coimbatore District
Ph: 04252 - 252221 -2 lines

.M.R. Krishnamurthy Coop. Sugar Mills Ltd.,
Sethiathope, Chidambaram TK
Cuddalore Dist. 608 702
Ph: 04144 - 244391 / 92 / 93 / 95

Kallakurichi -I Coop. Sugar Mills Ltd.,
Moongilthuraipattu 605 702
Villupuram District
Ph: 04151 - 250304

Coromandel Sugars
Makavalli, K.R. PET.
Mandya District-571 426
Ph.: 08230-210844

Cheyyar Coop. Sugar Mills Ltd.,
Anakkavoor, Thenthandalam Village 604 401
Tiruvannamalai District
Ph: 04182-222354/222454

10.Madurantakam Coop. Sugar Mills Ltd.,
Padalam 603 808
Kancheepuram District
Ph: 04115-515221 / 515222

Pondicherry Coop. Sugar Mills
Lingareddipalayam - 605 502
Ph: 0413 - 2674602 / 2674603
2674604 / 2674682

Public Sector Coop. Sugar Mills

19. Arignar Anna Sugar Mills
Kurungulam 613 303
Thanjavur District 
Ph: 04362 - 382425

21.Perambalur Sugar Mills,
Eraiyur 621 133
Perambalur District. 
Ph: 04328 - 252221 / 252223 / 252235

20.Madura Sugars,
Pandiyarajapuram 625 209
Madurai District
Ph: 04543-254261


Private Sector Sugar Mills

Dharani Sugars & Chemicals Ltd.,
Dharani Nagar
Vasudevenallur – 627 760
Ph : 2441370, 2441371, 2441372

Rajashree Sugars & Chemicals Ltd
Vaigai Dam Post, Varadaraj Nagar
Theni District


: +91 - 4546 - 237250, 237251

Sakthi Sugar Mills Pvt. Ltd.,
Appakudai, Erode
 Ph :0424- 246241, 246341
Ph: 04144 - 244391 / 92 / 93 / 95

Sri Ambika Sugar Mills
Pennadam, Thittakudi Taluk
Cuddalore District

EID Parry India Ltd., Kurumbur Village,
Aranthangi Taluk,

. Kothari Sugars & Chemicals Ltd.,
Kattur Road, Lalgudi Taluk,
Trichy District

Ponni Sugars Ltd.,
Odapalli, Cauvery R.S,
Pallipalayam, Erode-638 007

Bannari Amman Sugars Ltd.,
Aluthukombai Sadhmugi P.B. 16,
Sathyamanglam TK, Erode – 638 401
Tamil Nadu.
Ph : (91)-4295-220363, 220387

Sugar mills and factories in Karnataka state

Sri Chamundeswari Sugars Ltd.,
Bharathinagar, Karnataka 571 422
K.M.Doddi, Maddur Tq., Mandya dist
Ph.: 08232 - 35342 / 35343

Bannari Amman Sugars Ltd.,
P.B.No. 27,Nanjangud,
Mysore Dist.,
Ph.: 0821-228844, 55, 66, 77, 88,235045

Jamakhandi Sugar Mills Ltd.,
Naganur - 587 301
Jamakhandi Taluk.
Bagalkot Dist.
Ph.: 08353 54081/54163

Athani Farmers Sugar Factory Ltd.,
Vishnuanna Nagar,
Post: Navalihal - 591234
Ph.: 0831 - 255425 / 236510

The Mysore Sugar Company Ltd
Sugar Town,
MANDYA - 571 401
Ph.: 08232 - Fin. Advisor:224221
224196 GM: 224036, 224228

Coromandel Sugars
Makavalli, K.R. PET.
Mandya District-571 426
Ph.: 08230-210844

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Sugar mills and factories in Kerala state

1.The Travancore sugars & chemicals Ltd.,
Valanjavattom p.o,
Tiruvalla-689 104,
Pathanamthitta Dt.

3.The Co.operative Sugars Ltd.,
Chittur- 678 101,

2.Mannam sugar mills co.op Ltd.,
No.4324,Ayurveda college,
Pandalam-689 501.


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Regulated markets for sugarcane in Tamil Nadu

Villupuram Market Committee

Market Committee/
Regulated Markets


Std Code

Phone No



Rishvindiyam Road,
Thiyagadurgam 606 206




Coimbatore Market Committee

Market Committee/
Regulated Markets


Std Code

Phone No



Pollachi Road,
Anaimalai 642 104




Theni Market Committee

Market Committee/
Regulated Markets


Std Code

Phone No



16, Kulamangalam Salai, Sellur,
Madurai 625 002




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