Santa Clara, Cuba, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) The Base Business Unit (UEB) TECNOAZUCAR of Villa Clara province proposes in 2020 to export 5,000 tons of organic sugar to Europe.
After carrying out a natural process, where sugarcane is grown with organic fertilizers, this exportable output is managed by the Carlos Baliño sugar mill of the Ranchuelo municipality, Mario Enrique García, Villa Clara TECNOAZUCAR director, said to Prensa Latina today.
Garcia also stated that 43,000 tons of refined sugar will be manufactured at the George Washington sugar mill in Santo Domingo, Villa Clara, goal-oriented to the basic food basket, the Food-Processing Industry, Gastronomy and Tourism, as part of Cuba´s import substitution and contribute to a greater export flow.
The TECNOAZUCAR UEB director also stressed that the key mission of this entity is to purchase the product from the sugar industry, transform it, and send it to exporting companies located in different ports such as in Cienfuegos, Matanzas and Mariel Development Special Zone.
Likewise, he pointed out that high volumes of cane honey are already stored, by-products made in the sugar mills, which are sent to the Heriberto Duquesne distillery in Remedios, Alcoholes Finos de Caña SA (ALFISCA) in Cienfuegos, and to the Santa Cruz del Norte Havana Club Rum factory.