An order from the Regional Secretary for Agriculture and Fisheries, published yesterday, sets the minimum price to be paid to the producer for the 2019 campaign.
Last year it was paid at 27 cents, this year it is 0.28 € / kg of sugarcane (twenty-eight cents per kilo), based on the average sugar content and quality of the cane.
The dispatch reveals that “on February 13, 2019, the meeting of the sugarcane sector was held, where the minimum price to be paid to producers in the 2019 campaign was established.”
The dispatch takes effect as of March 1, 2019.
Taken from Funchal News