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Cuba Looks Forward to a More Productive Sugar Harvest

Havana, November 14 (RHC)-- Cuba expects to achieve a higher sugar yield with more efficiency in the 2013-2014 sugar harvest, which will start on November 20.

The vice-president of Azcuba Cuban Sugar company, Noel Casañas, said that all the repairs and fine tuning have been implemented at sugar mills as scheduled in an effort to solve problems that affected the prior harvest.

Speaking on Cuban television, the official said that the upcoming zafra looks to larger productivity and production schedules set at one million 800 thousand tons of sugar. He stressed the essential condition of sufficient fresh sugar cane to process.

Casañas also referred to improvements including new cane combine cutters and transportation equipment.

Edited by Juan Leandro
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