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Presentation of the Finasucre Group

The group produces raw, direct consumption raw, white and refined sugar from cane and beet and markets these to industrial clients and to retail outlets in many different types of packaging. It also manufactures an entire line of caramels and speciality sugar.

It sells renewable energy in the form of electricity, alcohol, molasses, beet pulps and other products used for animal feed.

Through its Galactic subsidiary, Finasucre is a large producer of lactic acid and its derivatives, also carrying out research into biodegrable and recyclable plastics. Finasucre is also involved in the engineering and production of equipment for sugar mills.

The group has factories in Belgium, the Netherlands, Democratic Republic of Congo, Australia, China and the United States.

The group operates a concession of 11,700 hectares growing sugar cane in the Democratic Republic of Congo and has 14,700 hectares of arable land in Australia, as well as 4,900 hectares of land with a development potential.

For the year ended 31 March 2016, the group recorded a turnover of € 395 million and net assets of € 492 million. The group employs 2,690 people worldwide on a permanent basis and about 950 people during the campaign to produce 650,000 tons of sugar.

Finasucre is convinced of the future importance of sugar as a source of renewable energy and it plans to develop this new aspect of the business while continuing to expand current uses of natural sweeteners in all of its markets. 

Finasucre is also diversifying into different sectors and making direct or indirect investments in companies that represent significant potential for growth.Naturex, in which the group is the leading shareholder, illustrates the eagerness of the Group to diversify its investments.

 

 

Annual reports


News

09-12-2016
Inauguration of the brick factory Kwilu Briques in the Democratic Republic of Congo Inauguration of the brick factory Kwilu Briques in the Democratic Republic of Congo We are extremely pleased to announce that, after two years of working, Kwilu Briques has been inaugurated in the presence of the Belgian Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo.  The...
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08-12-2016
2016 sugar campaign in Australia The sugar season of 2016 ended this thursday December 8th. Over 1.82M tons of sugarcane have been processed, with 1M tons produced at the Millaquin plant and 0.82M tons at the Bingera plant. This is 170,000 tons above forecast last February. This...
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16-11-2016
2016 sugar campaign in Democratic Republic Congo The campaign of the Compagnie Sucrière in the Democratic Republic of Congo was completed on November 12, after 169 days. The target (86,000 tons) was not reached, but this is nevertheless the 4th highest score of all time for Compagnie Sucrière in Kwilu-Ngongo.
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09-11-2016
Naturex - 2016 third-quarter and nine month financial information (1 January to 30 September 2016) Naturex - 2016 third-quarter and nine month financial information (1 January to 30 September 2016) 2016 3rd quarter results on track with the Bright202 strategic plan roadmap Download...
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28-10-2016
Purchase of ALLDRA BV Purchase of ALLDRA BV On 24 October, 2016, after more than a year of negotiations, Iscal Sugar BV acquired 95% of Alldra BV, specialized in sugar decorations. Based...
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28-10-2016
Sale of LA RAQUETTE in Kinshasa Sale of LA RAQUETTE SARLU in Kinshasa On October 12, 2016, after long negotiations, JV KIN sold the Congolese company La Raquette, which owns a plot and a villa ideally situated on the banks of Congo River. Following...
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15-09-2016
Naturex - H1 consolidated results (1st January to 30 June 2016) Naturex - H1 consolidated results (1st January to 30 June 2016) Good operating performances and financial discipline in executing the 2016 action plans   Download pdf
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17-08-2016
Naturex - 2016 2nd quarter and half-year revenue (1 January to 30 June 2016) Naturex - 2016 2nd quarter and half-year revenue (1 January to 30 June 2016) A good first half : 5.3% in organic growth Download...
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28-06-2013
Statements of the European Commission regarding the extension of the Sugar regime till 30 September 2017 and about the CAP reform The European Commission publishes its common agricultural policy for the coming years and confirms the abolition of the European sugar quotas as from the campaign 2017. Political...
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18-01-2013
Merger of Groupe Sucrier SA into Finasucre SA By deed dated 18 January 2013, pronouncing its dissolution without liquidation, Groupe Sucrier  SA was absorbed by its parent company Finasucre SA. All assets, rights, liabilities and commitments of Groupe Sucrier SA, without exception or qualification, are transferred to Finasucre. The...
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22-11-2012
Projet de fusion simplifiée par absorption de Groupe Sucrier SA par Finasucre SA Projet de fusion simplifiée par absorption de Groupe Sucrier SA par Finasucre SA Download pdf
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06-11-2012
Acquisition of EuroBiotec by Galactic Galactic strengthens its R&D capacity with the acquisition of Eurobiotec Download...
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25-10-2012
Reprise des actions minoritaires de la filiale Groupe Sucrier Finasucre SA a lancé, fin octobre 2012, une opération de reprise des actions minoritaires de sa filiale Groupe Sucrier en vue de réaliser la fusion simple de Groupe Sucrier absorbée par Finasucre.
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25-10-2012
2012 sugar campaign in Democratic Republic Congo After a severe drought in the beginning of the year 2012, the campaign in DRC ended on 22 October 2012. Sugar production : 63.407 tons Crushed...
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19-09-2012
Acquisition of Decas Botanical Synergies by Naturex Naturex, world leader in specialty plant-based ingredients, announces the acquisition of Decas Botanical Synergies Download...
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05-09-2012
Aedifica - Communiqué annuel - Résultats annuels 2011/2012 Communiqué de presse - 4 septembre 2012 Télécharger...
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22-03-2012
Acquisition of Valentine Agro Ltd by Naturex Naturex gains a foothold in India withe the acquition of Valentine Agro Ltd Download...
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12-03-2012
Definitive completion of the acquisition of Pektowin SA door Naturex Definitive completion of the acquisition of Pektowin SA Download pdf
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02-03-2012
Position of the European Sugar Producers on the Reform of the European Common Market Organisation (CMO) for Sugar Position of the European Sugar Producers on the Reform of the European Common Market Organisation (CMO) for Sugar Know more
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26-10-2011
Acquisition of Burgundy Botanical Extracts by Naturex Naturex announces the acquisition of Burgundy Botanical Extracts,strengthening...
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23-09-2011
Arenberg - Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert L'avenir de l'Arenberg - Carte Blanche dans le Soir du 23 septembre Télécharger...
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