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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 them to industrial clients and to retail outlets in many different types of packaging. It also manufactures an entire line ofcaramels and specialities.

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, most notably in the bioplastic area in which its subsidiary Futerro is heavily involved in the research. Finasucre is also involved in the engineering and production of equipment for sugar mills.

The group has factories throughout the world: 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 2014, the group recorded a turnover of € 438 million and net assets of € 438 million. The group employs 3,018people worldwide on a permanent basis and about 1,700 people during the campaign to produce 638,000 tons of sugar.

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

Finasucre is also diversifying into different real estate property sectors and making direct or indirect investments in companies that represent significant potential for growth.Naturex, in which the group is the leading shareholder, a worldwide leader in natural ingredients, illustrates the eagerness of the Board to diversify its investments.

 

 

Annual reports


News

  • 01-09-2014
    Naturex - H1 2014 consolidated results (1st January to30 June 2014) Naturex - H1 2014 consolidated results (1st January to30 June 2014) Good medium-term growth prospects An adverse environment in 2014 Downoad...
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  • 20-08-2014
    Notice to the holders of dematerialized shares Notice to the holders of dematerialized shares Since...
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  • 29-07-2014
    Naturex - first half 2014 revenue (January-June 2014) Naturex - first half 2014 revenue (January-June 2014)  First...
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  • 11-07-2014
    2014 sugar campaign The campaign at the Compagnie Sucrière in DRC started on 28 May. In Australia, the Millaquin factory started the campaign on 1 July.
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  • 26-06-2014
    Naturex - success of the share capital increase Naturex announces the success of the share capital increase of Eur 67.2 million with shareholders'...
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  • 04-06-2014
    Naturex - launch of a capital increase Naturex announces the launch of a capital increase with shareholders'...
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  • 08-05-2014
    Naturex - 2014 annual sales (first quarter) Naturex - 2014 annual sales (first quarter) Year's...
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  • 03-04-2014
    News from Compagnie Sucrière in Kwilu-Ngongo Compagnie Sucrière in Kwilu-Ngongo is a venerable institution in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Download...
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  • 27-03-2014
    Galactic announces new products for the cosmetics industry complying with the Cosmos standards Galactic announces new products for the cosmetics industry complying with the Cosmos standards. Download...
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  • 11-02-2014
    Naturex - 2013 annual sales Naturex - 2013 annual sales Strong annual sales growth : +9.7% at constant exchange rates Download...
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  • 24-01-2014
    Galactic celebrates its 20th anniversary and opens a new office in Germany Galactic celebrates its 20th anniversary and opens a new office in Germany Dowload...
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  • 09-01-2014
    Naturex reinforces operations in Latin America Naturex reinforces operations in Latin America. Majority...
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  • 20-12-2013
    Naturex - 2013 nine months results (January-September 2013) Naturex - 2013 nine months results (January-September...
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  • 18-11-2013
    Naturex and Galactic combine their expertise to develop new preservation solutions Naturex and Galactic combine their expertise to develop new preservation solutions. Download...
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  • 18-11-2013
    Galactic opens a new subsidiary in Italy Galactic opens a new subsidiary in Italy. Download...
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  • 06-11-2013
    2013 season in Australia The Australian crushing season drew to an end on Monday the 1st of November. Millaquin mill crushed over 850.000 tons as for Bingera mill it crushed over 650.000 tons. Total sugar production reached over 220.000 tons. The crushing season was particularly short this year with two main effects contributing to it. Firstly, the crop was well down on last year’s, on the back of the worst ever recorded floods in the region in January 2013. Secondly, mills weren’t, at all, held up by rain during the season since it did not rain in Bundaberg from end of July to early November. Mills did not perform up to expectations (performance-wise)...
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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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