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June 26, 2012 12:00:00 AM
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Fiji’s Lautoka and Penang Sugar mills will begin crushing today.

This was confirmed to FijiLive by Fiji Sugar Corporation (FSC) chairman Abdul Khan.

Prime Minister and Minister for Sugar Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama is expected to be at the Lautoka mill this morning to tip off the first truck for the 2012 crushing season.

Khan said they expect to crush two tonnes of sugar this month and all equipments are ready for crushing.

He said the Labasa mill is scheduled for crushing on the 29th and the Rarawai mill will have theirs next month.

By Mereani Gonedua
 

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