Vuyyuru is a town located in the Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh. The town is well known for farming of sugarcane and paddy, as the economy here is mainly based on agriculture. The land here is highly fertile and the irrigation needs are very well served by the canals of Krishna River.
Vuyyuru can be understood as the sugar bowl of the district as most of the people in and around this town are engaged in sugarcane farming in a large scale and the town has the very famous KCP sugar factory which is the one of the largest and modern sugar factories in India with a present crush capacity of 8500 TCD and in fact, it was the first to produce Ethanol in south India with a capacity of 50 KLPD. Apart from these, this sugar unit also has a cogeneration plant producing 15MW of power per day. Local farmers, who grow sugarcane, give their harvest to this sugar factory in the season which usually starts in the month of October and ends in April.
Vuyyuru has a temple of Lord Shiva which was constructed by the Kakatiyan Kings during 13th century and it is located in the heart of the town. Also, there's a temple of the famous village deity called "Veeramma" on whose name a village fair is celebrated every year for 15 days in the month of February. The town, which is bisected by the National Highway 9 road, also has a 300 year old famous mosque is located across the NH9. Other religious places include the temple of Lord Venkateswara at Mantada and the Canadian Baptist Mission Church which was constructed prior to independence.