Australian Sugar Industry

Sugarcane is one of Australia’s most important rural industries.

  • Australia is the third largest raw sugar supplier in the world.
  • Australian sugarcane is processed into raw sugar, 80% of which is then exported to be refined into white sugar, 20% of which is processed on Australian shores.
  • Seventh largest agricultural exporter in Australia.
  • 80% exported.
  • $1.7 – $2 billion value of production.
  • 30-35 Mt cane.
  • 4-4.5 Mt raw sugar.
  • 4000 cane farm businesses.
  • 24 sugar mills.
  • 6 bulk storage ports.

Information courtesy of Canegrowers.

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