The Sugarcane crushing operations are going in full swing across the key producing states of Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, and Karnataka. About 90% of the sugar mills are operating currently. As per AgriWatch sources, sugar production is expected to improve in the 2022-23 season mainly due to improved acreages. As per the Indian sugar mills association, Sugar production in India has reached 47.9 lakh tonnes as against 47.2 lakh tonnes till 30th November 2022. The crushing operations were delayed this year because of rains during late October and early November.