Fiji Time: 10:16 PM on Wednesday 1 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Crushing to start in June

Felix Chaudhary
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

CRUSHING dates have been announced by the FSC.

The 2014 season will begin on June 17 at the Penang mill in Rakiraki, Labasa will follow on June 18, Rarawai in Ba on June 19 and sugar production will start on July 1 at the country's largest mill in Lautoka.

Sugar Cane Growers Council CEO Sundresh Chetty said the farmers should immediately begin holding memorandum of gang agreement meetings and start preparations for harvesting.

"The feedback we received from growers during consultations held earlier this year is that confidence has been restored with the continuing improvements to the mills and we anticipate a good harvest and crush season," he said.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Rugby brawl
  2. Fiji only country to offer aid
  3. Set for big day
  4. Police probe murder
  5. Radradra wins award
  6. First Sitting of new Parliament
  7. Withdrawal a challenge
  8. Parliament to nominate Speaker
  9. MPs to adopt Standing Orders
  10. Deveaux: Focus on policies and ideas

Top Stories this Week

  1. PM designates Cabinet portfolios Thursday (25 Sep)
  2. Our new Speaker Thursday (25 Sep)
  3. Moment of silence Thursday (25 Sep)
  4. Salary budget soon Thursday (25 Sep)
  5. PM: Work with me Monday (29 Sep)
  6. Australia applauds Fiji Tuesday (30 Sep)
  7. Police intervene Friday (26 Sep)
  8. Businessman wants answers Monday (29 Sep)
  9. A letter explained Friday (26 Sep)
  10. Opposition ready Thursday (25 Sep)