For the current market year, all domestic sugar deliveries totaled 7.115 million STRV from October through April. This volume shows a healthy growth of 2.5 percent from the deliveries volume for the same period last year.
Growth in deliveries has come from cane sugar, which saw deliveries of 3.622 million STRV, up 5.7 percent YOY. Beet sugar, however, saw deliveries of 2.886 million STRV, down 5.7 percent YOY. At around 533,000 STRV, sugar imports to non-reporters are up 42.6 percent.
For the current season through April, sugar deliveries for human use (including re-exports by reporters) totaled 6.130 million short tons (ST) physical, up 0.07 percent YOY. Among the largest use sectors, deliveries are flat for bakery and cereal, up 4.9 percent for confectionery, up 1.7 percent for ice cream and dairy, down 2.6 percent for beverages, and down 8.1 percent for canned, bottled, and frozen foods.
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