Mossman sugar mill

Mossman's sugar mill is in full production mode as the sugar cane season starts in earnest.  By yesterday 26,000 tonnes of sugar cane had been crushed, equating to about 5% of the total estimated crop for 2010. Gerneral manager Alan Johnstone said he was hoping for dry skies to aid sugar cane harvesting. 

The mill expects to crush 42,000 tonnes of sugar cane by theend of the week.