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Harvest setback

Felix Chaudhary
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

THE Fiji Sugar Corporation has revised its total cane harvest forecast down from 2.1 million tonnes to about 1.8 million.

This was revealed by the corporation's CEO Graham Clark after a board meeting in Lautoka yesterday.

He also said as a result of the crop reduction, the country's three sugar mills would wind up the 2017 season earlier than expected.

Mr Clark said the drop in production was directly linked to inclement weather conditions.

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