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Prospects of jaggery industry in Kolhapur District

India is world's largest producer of sugar and sugarcane. Sugarcane in India is processed in to sugar, Gur and khandsari and undergoes considerable weight reduction during processing. The methods of converting sugarcane and manufacturing sugar, Gur and khandsari are different but a great value is added in the manufacturing of these consumable final products. Further it offers employment opportunity to millions of people. Gur is prepared in all parts of the country. It is known as Gul, gud, Jaggery, Vellum and Bella.

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