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Vol. 10, Special Issue 9 (2021)

Constraints encountered by jaggery producing sugarcane growers regarding jaggery marketing

Author(s):
Chougule SB, Shirke VS, Bhanage SB and Giri PR
Abstract:
Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) is the world's major source of sugar and one among the most popular commercial crops in the tropics. Sugarcane belongs to family Poaceae and genus Saccharum. Sugarcane is a crop New Guinea is where it originated and has since spread to many countries. Sugarcane is the most common raw material used to make sugar and jaggery. India is the world's greatest producer of sugar and jaggery. India is the world's first country to make jaggery from sugarcane juice. Jaggery is a high-energy meal that also contains numerous vitamins and minerals that are essential for everyone, especially developing youngsters and pregnant women. Jaggery is the oldest rural cottage business, and it is used as a sugar replacement due to its low Glycaemic Index.
The present study on adoption of jaggery production technology by the sugarcane growers and thier marketing behaviour. was undertaken in Kolhapur, Sangali, Satara and Pune districts as leading jaggery unit districts in Maharashtra. Present research study carried out with sample size of 240 of the jaggery producing sugarcane growers. Data were collected on personal, socio-economic, communicational and psychological profile of jaggery producers by using ex-post facto research design of social research. The data from the respondents. were collected by personally interviewing with the help of present and well- structured interview schedule.
Pages: 795-797  |  333 Views  98 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Chougule SB, Shirke VS, Bhanage SB and Giri PR. Constraints encountered by jaggery producing sugarcane growers regarding jaggery marketing. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(9S): 795-797.

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