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Source: Statistics Mauritius (2016)

 

Source: Statistics Mauritius (2016)

 

Agricultural Crops – Area Harvested and Production:

Crops

2017

Area harvested (hectares)

Production (tonnes)

   Sugar cane

49,973    

3,713,331    

   Tea (green leaves)

622

7,309   

   Food crops

7,780    

106,621    

Presently, Mauritius produces around 350,000 tonnes of sugar, part of which is exported under the Fair-Trade Label. The sugar cane industry which erstwhile produced only white sugar for export has successfully diversified and today produces 15 types of special sugars, alcohol, molasses and ethanol.

 

Source: Statistics Mauritius (2016)

The main products exported include preserved tuna (canned, in pouch and in jar), frozen tuna, fresh fish, refined sugar, special raw sugar, animal feed, fresh fruits (pineapples & lychee), cut flowers, instant noodle, tropical jam, honey, pickles, cake decorations and spirits and wine.