U.K. Sugar Output Will Be 1.3 Million Tons, AB Foods Says

Sugar production in the U.K. will reach 1.3 million metric tons in the season started in October, up from a January estimate of 1.25 million tons, according to Associated British Foods Plc. (ABF)

Output in the 2010-11 season was just under 1 million tons, the company said in a statement today. Sugar beet processing is nearly complete, the company said.

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