THE Enmore Packaging Plant, which will be satisfying local demands, had a successful test run on Tuesday, producing some two tonnes of packaged sugar over a two-hour period.
While the Enmore Plant will be catering for local consumption of packaged sugar, the Blairmont Sugar Estate will focus on the overseas markets.
Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) (ag), Sasenarine Singh, told the Guyana Chronicle that the international markets will include Trinidad and other Caribbean Islands as well as Suriname and Brazil.
Given the successful test run at the Enmore Packaging facility, he said GuySuCo will now to re-launch two packaging lines at the Enmore plant this Thursday.
The aim of this initiative, the acting CEO said, is to increase GuySuCo’s competitiveness by adding value to sugar and increasing its revenue stream.
“A distinct feature of today’s activity was trying to get more of our bulk sugar into packaged sugar where the difference in revenue per tonne is more than US$300,” Singh said.
On Tuesday, on site at the Enmore Packaging Plant, Singh witnessed the production of the first batch of packaged sugar. The company was able to package two tonnes of sugar over a two- hour period
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