Tongaat sugar production declined by 14 percent. Zimbabwe’s largest sugar producer, Tongaat Hulett (Tongaat), has registered a 14 percent decrease in sugar production to 197 000 tonnes in the full year to march 31, down from 229 000 tonnes in prior comparable period. This resulted in the group’s revenue contracting by eight percent to $137 million from $148,5 million in the previous period. Tongaat company secretary Bigboy Shava on Tuesday said the company saw a 27 percent jump in operating to $17 million buoyed by continued growth on the local market “As a result, total industry sales of 334 000 tonnes from 301 000 tonnes in 2017 were realised in the local market, an increase of…