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04/03/2012| 08:01am US/Eastern
India October-March Sugar Output Up 13% At 23.2 Mln Tons -Trade Body
India's sugar output in the October-March period rose 13% to 23.2 million metric tons, mainly due to higher cane crushing in key growing regions, the Indian Sugar Mills Association said Tuesday.
Thailand Sugar Cane Crush 91 Mln Tons As Of April 1 -Official
Thailand has crushed 91 million metric tons of sugar cane this crop year as of April 1 compared with about 78 million tons as of the same date a year ago, an official at the Office of the Cane and Sugar Board said Tuesday.
Nigeria's Cross River State Rainfall Seen Boosting Midcrop Cocoa
Nigeria's southeastern Cross River state has received more rains, which traders and officials said Monday would boost the 2011-12 midcrop cocoa currently being harvested in the state.
Cocoa Marketing Slows In Nigeria's Ondo State Due To Low Quality
IBADAN, Nigeria (Dow Jones)--Cocoa marketing has slowed in Nigeria's southwest Ondo state because of the low quality of beans coming from the farms, traders and exporters said Monday.
Costa Rica 2011-12 Coffee Exports To March 26 Drop 3% On Year
Costa Rica's 2011-2012 coffee exports through March 26 were down 3% on year to 566,881 bags of 60 kilograms each, the Costa Rican Coffee Institute said Monday.
By Simon Varcoe, Dow Jones Newswires; 4420-7842-9449; email@example.com