|Key people Luis Fernandez, Co-President, and Antonio L. Contreras, Jr., Co-President|
Headquarters Yonkers, New York, United States
American Sugar Refining, Inc. is a large cane sugar refining company, with a production capacity of 6.5 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of consumer, industrial, food service, and specialty sweetener products. In 2013, it adopted the corporate brand name ASR Group. Its ownership structure is based on a partnership which includes the Fanjul brothers, and is based in Florida.
Across North America, American Sugar Refining owns and operates six sugar refineries as well as specialty sweetener production facilities and a strategic warehousing and distribution system that combine to provide seamless production and delivery of its products to customers across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
The refineries are located in
as well as closed refineries in:
In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England and Portugal, formerly owned by Tate & Lyle. The company’s products are sold through a brand portfolio that includes the premier sugar brands Domino, C&H, Florida Crystals, Redpath, and Tate & Lyle.
The company is also the majority shareholder of Belize Sugar Industries, the only sugar mill in Belize.
The main competitor in the USA for refined cane sugar is Imperial Sugar.
Lyle's Golden Syrup
American Sugar Refining now own a perpetual worldwide licence to produce and sell Lyle's Golden Syrup, a brand of golden syrup. According to a news report, the Guinness Book of Records has concluded that the design of the Lyle's Golden Syrup tin, which has remained almost unchanged since 1885, forms Britain's oldest brand.