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Early Career Program Networking Event

Early Career Program Networking Event Offers New Opportunities to Learn

Twenty-one of our talented employees enjoyed a comprehensive blend of learning, networking and professional development at a recent Early Career Program networking event.

Work Placements 2024

East London Students Find Career Inspiration at our Thames Refinery

Our Thames Refinery is delighted to be hosting six students from our Newham, London community as part of our company Tate & Lyle Sugars’ Work Inspiration Program!

Jaguar Partnership

Our Partnership with the Belize Zoo and Palm Beach Zoo Promotes Biodiversity, Conservation and Sustainability

With the help of an iconic jaguar named Ben, we are excited to join the Belize Zoo and the Palm Beach Zoo to announce a groundbreaking collaboration to promote biodiversity, conservation and sustainability.

Doors Open Toronto 2024

Redpath® Sugar Toronto Refinery Opens Doors to Community as it Celebrates 65 Years

We were thrilled to welcome nearly 10,000 visitors to our Toronto Refinery during the city's annual Doors Open Toronto event.

FY2022 Sustainability Report

Discover our Latest Sustainability Report

We are pleased to share our FY2022 Sustainability Report that documents our continued progress toward our goal: to be the most sustainable and ethical sugarcane company in the world.

BSI Secures US$25 Million Grant to Improve Resilience of Northern Belize Sugar Industry

Belize Sugar Industries (BSI) Secures US$25 Million Grant to Improve Resilience of Northern Belize Sugar Industry

In 2020, our company Belize Sugar Industries, Ltd. (BSI) partnered with the Caribbean Community Climate Change Center (CCCCC) and other industry stakeholders to design a project to build climate resilience in the northern Belize sugar industry. The project was approved this spring by the Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF), which is funding the project through a grant of US$25,000,000. 

Top Hat Ceremony 2024

Redpath® Sugar Toronto Refinery Welcomes First Ship of the Season

We were pleased to join PortsToronto and our community in welcoming the Port’s first ship of the season to our Redpath® Sugar Toronto Refinery, which celebrates its 65th year on the Toronto waterfront this year! 

Easter Egg Donation

Our U.K. Employees Give Back to the Local Community at Easter

This Easter, we were pleased to participate in an initiative to bring Easter eggs and holiday cheer to children in East London. Our employees also raised funds for a charity partner committed to alleviating food poverty in our community.

National Volunteer Month

Shining a Spotlight on our Employee Volunteers

From neighborhood cleanups and tree plantings to clothing drives and more, we’re proud that our employees join us in supporting our communities throughout the year. This National Volunteer Month in the United States, we are pleased to spotlight some of our employees who spend their free time strengthening their communities through meaningful volunteer work.

International Women's Day 2024

Employees Inspire Inclusion with International Women’s Day Celebration

More than 600 employees from around the world gathered virtually and in person to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8. Employees heard from thought leaders across our company about what it means to inspire inclusion in the workplace and beyond.

Sugar Shack TO

Redpath Welcomes our Toronto Community at Sugar Shack TO

Our company Redpath Sugar was thrilled to be the presenting sponsor of Sugar Shack TO, which took place from March 9-10 on Sugar Beach near our Redpath® Sugar Toronto Refinery. 

Locust Point Fire Station Kitchen

ASR Group Funds Renovation of Fire Station Kitchen Near its Domino® Sugar Baltimore Refinery

We were happy to partner with the Baltimore City Fire Department and support first responders by funding the renovation of their fire station kitchen just two blocks from our Domino® Sugar Baltimore Refinery.


Tagatose Becomes First Sweetener and Ingredient to Earn NutraStrong™ Prebiotic Verified Certification

Tagatose, a monosaccharide that has gained popularity for its ability to meet calorie-reduction targets without compromising taste, texture or function, is now the first sweetener to attain the NutraStrong™ Prebiotic Verified certification.

C&H Sugar Crockett Sugar Packets

Special-Edition C&H® Sugar Packets Celebrate our Crockett Community

The C&H® Sugar Crockett Refinery is showing its hometown pride through a series of sugar packets that celebrate our Crockett, California community. Our employees delivered free cases of the sugar packets to restaurants, coffee shops and organizations in town.

Feeding Westchester

Domino® Sugar Yonkers Refinery Reinforces its Support for Local Food Bank

Employees at ASR Group’s Domino® Sugar Yonkers Refinery carried out their first annual food drive to support Feeding Westchester, a non-profit on which more than 220,000 individuals in Westchester County, New York rely for their next meal. 

Fairtrade anniversary

Celebrating 15 Years of our Commitment to Fairtrade

This year, we are proudly marking the 15th full year of our company Tate & Lyle Sugars' commitment to Fairtrade! From 2008 - 2023, we paid more than £49M in Fairtrade premiums – more than any other sugar company – to support thousands of small-scale sugarcane farmers and their communities. 

Newham Christmas support

Our Employees Help us Brighten the Holidays for our Neighbors

We are grateful to all our employees around the globe who joined us in making the holidays a bit brighter for our neighbors. From organizing food and toy drives to volunteering at holiday events in our communities, here are some of the highlights.

Redpath Sugar Toronto Refinery

Redpath Sugar Increases Production Capacity to Meet Growing Demand in Canada's Food Manufacturing Industry

Redpath Sugar proudly announces the successful expansion of its Toronto cane sugar refinery as a strategic response to the growth in demand in Canada's thriving food manufacturing sector.

YFR Leadership Group

Jorin Ouwinga Embarks On Exciting Journey With Florida Farm Bureau’s Young Farmers And Ranchers Leadership Group

Supply Chain Manager Jorin Ouwinga has been selected by the Florida Farm Bureau to participate in its Young Farmers and Ranchers Leadership Group, a two-year program designed to nurture the next generation of agricultural leaders.

Clara Aymerich

Clara Aymerich Earns MBA Degree with Distinction through Tate & Lyle Apprenticeship Program

ASR Group Research & Technology Operations Technical Manager Clara Aymerich, based at our Thames Refinery in London, recently earned her MBA with distinction through our company Tate & Lyle Sugars’ apprenticeship program.

Paul Faia

National Account Sales Manager Paul Faia Reflects on his Four Decades of Service

As our company has evolved over the years, our employees have grown right along with us. Paul Faia, National Account Sales Manager based at our Domino® Sugar Yonkers Refinery, has spent his entire 42-year-long career with us.

Community Service Day

Domino® Sugar Baltimore Refinery Employees Spruce up Local Community Center

Domino® Sugar Baltimore Refinery employees teamed up to beautify the exterior of the Locust Point Community Center, which hosts daily programs for seniors and children from the South Baltimore community and from all over the city.

Maricela Torres

Maricela Torres Named City of West Palm Beach "Person of the Year" during Hispanic Heritage Month

We are delighted to share that our employee, Maricela Torres, has been named the City of West Palm Beach, Florida’s Person of the Year for 2023! 

Jason Hetcher

Yonkers Refinery’s Jason Hetcher Wins Redzone 2023 Frontline MVP Award

We’re proud to share that Jason Hetcher, tote line operator at our Domino Sugar® Yonkers Refinery, has been recognized by Redzone with its 2023 Frontline MVP award!


ASR Group’s Domino Sugar® Baltimore Refinery Supports Baltimore Orioles by Changing Iconic Sign

In anticipation of the Major League Baseball playoffs, ASR Group's Domino® Sugar Baltimore Refinery is supporting the Baltimore Orioles, known locally as the "O's," by lighting only the border and each set of “O” and “S” on the iconic “Domino Sugars” sign. It will remain lit in this configuration every night for the duration of the O’s 2023 postseason to celebrate the company’s hometown team.

Deniz Ataman

Tagatose finds home in lean labeling

Jim Kappas, our VP of Specialty Ingredients, recently sat down with FoodNavigator to discuss the many nutritional and functional benefits of Tagatose that are generating interest with food & beverage manufacturers.

Megan Alley

Megan Alley Brings Perspective, Innovation to Process Engineering Team

In her seven years working at the Domino® Sugar Baltimore Refinery, Senior Process Engineer Megan Alley has gained experience and a unique perspective that has helped her to not only develop a rewarding career but also take on the important role of training new engineers on every facet of the sugar refining process.


New Group of Engineers Inducted into ASR Group’s Graduate Development Program

ASR Group recently inducted our newest group of engineers into our Graduate Development Program! The two-year structured learning and development program provides select new graduates hired into our Engineering team an opportunity to build a foundation for their career through hands-on experience.

Ribbon cutting ceremony

New Silos at Baltimore Refinery Quadruple Finished Sugar Storage Capacity

Four new finished sugar silos at ASR Group’s Domino® Sugar Baltimore Refinery – one of the largest capital investments in the plant’s 101-year history – are now operational, adding 14 million pounds of additional finished sugar storage and fundamentally improving our customer service.

Domino Golden Sugar

Domino® Sugar Expands Golden Sugar Footprint Across Midwest

Domino® Sugar – the brand crafted by experts – announces its expansion of Domino® Golden Sugar, a less processed option than white granulated sugar, throughout the Midwestern United States.


ASR Group introduces cost-effective tagatose to market

Darshan Purohit, our technical services manager, explains how Tagatose can improve the taste and deliver a number of other benefits to reduced sugar foods. Tagatose is 90% as sweet as sucrose with 60% fewer calories.


Celebrating Five Years of ProTerra Sustainability Certification in Belize

As we work toward our vision of being the most sustainable and ethical sugarcane company and achieve net zero carbon as fast as we can, for now and for generations to come, we are proud to celebrate our fifth ProTerra recertification for social responsibility and environmental sustainability for our operations in Belize.


BSI Partners with Hershey and Others in Women Cane Farmers Field School to Educate and Empower Female Farmers in Belize

In Belize, our community outreach, education and empowerment programs are providing opportunities for women farmers, who now make up 41% of the total cane farmers of the northern sugar industry. One of these special programs, designed and implemented by our Belize Sugar Industries, Ltd. (BSI) Cane Farmer Relations Department, is the Women Cane Farmers Field School (WFFS), which recently graduated its first class of participants from local cane farmer associations.

Belleville Waterfront and Multicultural Festival

Redpath Sugar Employees Show Pride in our Brand and Community at Belleville Waterfront and Multicultural Festival

Our company Redpath Sugar was delighted to once again sponsor and participate in the Belleville Waterfront and Multicultural Festival, a four-day event held on the beautiful Belleville Waterfront in Ontario! The festival is a 45-year tradition that brings people together through food and celebrates the different cultures that make our community so vibrant. 

Roy Barron

Frontline Employees Achieve Professional Development and Drive Continuous Improvement though Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Projects

Continuous Improvement is part of our DNA at ASR Group, and over the past year, a growing number our frontline hourly employees have made it part of theirs, too.

FY19-21 Sustainability Report

ASR Group Releases Latest Sustainability Report

ASR Group is pleased to announce our FY2019-2021 Sustainability Report that serves as a comprehensive account of our progress toward our vision to be the most sustainable and ethical sugarcane company and achieve net zero carbon as fast as we can. We have challenged ourselves by setting the most aggressive goals possible and are exploring many technologies and investments, old and new, to achieve and exceed these objectives.


Redpath Refinery in Toronto Recognized for Energy Conservation Achievements

ASR Group is pleased to have been honored by Enbridge, the energy provider for our Redpath Refinery in Toronto, in recognition of the plant’s outstanding energy conservation efforts. 


ASR Group Employees Share Knowledge and Experience with Sugar Industry Technologists at Annual Meeting

ASR Group was pleased to participate in the recent Sugar Industry Technologists (SIT) annual meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, where four employees presented papers showcasing our thought leadership and highlighting some of our continuous improvement success stories.

Toronto Refinery

How Redpath Sugar Became One of the Last Bastions of Toronto’s Waterfront Industrial Roots

ASR Group is proud to be a vibrant employer, an economic engine and a good neighbor in the communities we call home around the globe, including Toronto, where our Redpath Refinery continues its more than six-decade legacy of producing Redpath® Sugar and providing hundreds of jobs on the city’s waterfront.


Tellus Products’ Entire Plant Fiber Tableware Line Earns BPI Certification

BELLE GLADE, Fla. (June 13, 2023) Tellus Products, LLC announces that all its sustainable plant fiber tableware products are now certified by BPI, confirming that the products contain no added PFAS.

The certification means all Tellus® plant fiber products meet the rigorous third-party standards set by BPI, the leading third-party verifier of ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) standards for compostable products in North America.

FEED project

Exploring New Technologies at the Thames Refinery on our Journey to Net Zero

We are delighted that our company Tate & Lyle Sugars received a grant from the UK Government’s Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (IETF) for a project to explore new technologies that could help our Thames Refinery in London decarbonize.

Sugarcrete slab

Research & Technology Team Helps Produce Low-Carbon Alternative to Concrete Using Sugarcane Fiber

ASR Group’s Research & Technology team based at our Thames Refinery in London recently collaborated with the University of East London (UEL) and Grimshaw Architects on an exciting project to produce a sustainable construction material using sugarcane fiber. The prototype floor-slab, called Sugarcrete™, has the potential to provide a low-carbon alternative to concrete, thanks in large part to the properties of sugarcane that make it one of the world’s most efficient and sustainable crops.

Rich Baker

Sugar Journal Recognizes Rich Baker as 2023 ‘Sugar Notable’

Rich Baker, Vice President of Engineering, was recognized by the Sugar Journal as a 2023 ‘Sugar Notable’ in the Raw Sugar Refiner category. Rich, who has been with our company for more than 40 years, is widely respected for his experience and expertise in all parts of our business, as well as his mentorship of generations of engineers.

Earth Day

Employees Celebrate Earth Day with our Communities

Each April, we celebrate Earth Day by joining hands with our neighbors to make our communities greener, cleaner and more sustainable through neighborhood cleanups, electronic waste recycling drives, environmental education efforts and other sustainability initiatives. This year, hundreds of employees around the globe volunteered their time to support these activities.

Tate & Lyle Coffee Syrups range

Tate & Lyle Coffee Syrups unveils new bottles made with recycled plastic

Tate & Lyle Sugars is moving the bottles from its highly successful Tate & Lyle Coffee Syrups range from virgin PET to Recycled PET (rPET) plastic bottles as part of its ongoing packaging sustainability commitment.

Lyle's Golden Syrup

Thinking outside the box: First-of-its-kind research turns breakfast sounds into music

Research from the UK Brain Music Research Project has identified the sound of some of the nation’s favourite breakfast toppings – measuring brain activity when eating syrup, marmalade and butter – and turned them into music.
The project was commissioned by Lyle’s Golden Syrup to help describe the 140-year-old product’s ‘indescribable’ taste. Previous consumer research found consumers couldn’t quite put a finger on its unique flavour, with descriptions ranging from ‘buttery’ to ‘caramel’.

Easy Baking Tubs

ASR Group Launches Recyclable and Refillable Easy Baking Tub for Domino® and C&H® Sugar

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (April 22, 2023)  - Today, ASR Group – the world's largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar – announces the release of an improved easy baking tub with new features for its legacy brands, Domino® Sugar and C&H® Sugar. The easy baking tub is a new packaging format for sugar that offers more convenience for bakers and benefits related to sustainability.

Miles for Minds

Hundreds of Employees Walk, Run, Cycle and Swim around the World in 'Miles for Minds' Challenge

This spring, employees from across ASR Group participated in our third annual Miles for Minds initiative, a fun challenge that raises awareness for mental wellbeing and promotes the positive impact that physical exercise has on mental health.

coronation tin

Limited-Edition Lyle’s® Golden Syrup Tin Celebrates the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III and Her Majesty The Queen Consort

We are pleased to celebrate the coronation of His Majesty King Charles III and Her Majesty The Queen Consort with a limited edition tin of our Lyle's® Golden Syrup!

Top Hat Ceremony Redpath Sugar

PortsToronto celebrates 162nd annual Top Hat Ceremony with the arrival of the first ship of the season

TORONTO, April 3, 2023 /CNW/ - A sure sign of spring's arrival, the first international ship of the 2023 shipping season has arrived at the Port of Toronto. Early today, PortsToronto "crowned" Captain Vyacheslav Tykhonov of the MV Andean with an antique top hat – first presented in the spring of 1861– at the annual Top Hat Ceremony. For the past 162 years, PortsToronto has celebrated the official opening of the commercial shipping season by crowning the captain of the first ocean-going vessel or "saltie" to arrive at the port. 

K.C. Kuykendall

Tellus Products Hires Industry Veteran to Lead Innovative New Biopolymers Business

March 27, 2023 - Tellus Products, LLC hires K.C. Kuykendall to lead its new global biopolymers division, as the company continues to grow and diversify its sustainable portfolio to displace petroleum-based products.   

Dress for Success Palm Beaches

Employees Help Women Dress for Success in Honor of Women’s History Month

Colleagues at our corporate headquarters in West Palm Beach, Florida donated clothing and accessories to support Dress for Success Palm Beaches (DFSPB), a non-profit that provides both professional attire and personal development opportunities to women in the Palm Beach County area to help them gain financial independence and thrive in both work and life. 

BSI Youth Advisory Board Beautifies Local Park

Our New Youth Advisory Board in Belize Teams Up to Beautify Local Park

As part of our sustainability program and outreach efforts, our colleagues in Belize recently launched a Youth Advisory Board to improve engagement with the newest generation of employees at Belize Sugar Industries (BSI) through projects and initiatives ranging from education and leadership development to team and community building activities.

Baltimore Refinery Machine Shop

Company Pride Shines in Baltimore Refinery Machine Shop

Jeremy Baham, Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor at the ASR Group Baltimore Refinery, is a strong believer in the company’s Vision & Strategy. In all that he does, he takes into account our four strategic pillars: Service Excellence, Value-Add, Efficiency & Sustainability and our foundational pillar, Talent & Culture. Since joining ASR in 2019, Jeremy has helped strengthen Talent & Culture in the Baltimore Refinery Machine shop and beyond through initiatives that foster teamwork and build on pride in our business and our Domino® Sugar brand.

Thames Refinery EV charging stations

Investments in New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at our London and Lisbon Facilities Help Reduce our Carbon Footprint

As ASR Group continues to make strides in reducing our global carbon footprint, we installed 23 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at our Thames Refinery and Plaistow Plant in London and at our Lisbon Refinery. In addition to advancing our sustainability efforts, the charging stations support our employees’ use of EVs and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs).


Bonumose Begins Production of Tagatose at New State-of-the-Art Facility

Charlottesville, VA (January 30, 2023) - ASR Group and Bonumose, Inc. are pleased to announce that tagatose production has commenced at Bonumose’s new commercial production facility and advanced research & development lab. Having developed a proprietary method for producing low-cost tagatose from plant-based starches, Bonumose is at the forefront of using enzymatic processes to make rare sugars at scale. Starting in mid-February, ASR Group will have tagatose available for initial shipments and samples.

Belleville Clothing Drive

Belleville Plant Employees Hold Food and Clothing Drives to Help Support Our Community

ASR Group’s Belleville Plant helped brighten the holidays for our neighbors in need. The Belleville Plant’s Sustainability Committee held a food drive for Gleaners Food Bank, collecting more than 300 pounds of donated nonperishable food items to help local families facing food insecurity, as well as a clothing drive as part of the Quinte West Adopt-a-Child program held each holiday season.

Cleveland City Mission

Cleveland Plant’s Leadership Team Prepares Meals at City Mission

The leadership team at ASR Group’s Cleveland Plant recently volunteered their time to support the Cleveland City Mission, an organization that helps provide food, shelter and services for those in need. 


C&H Sugar’s Support for Food Bank Helps Feed Thousands of Families this Holiday Season

ASR Group was happy to make the holidays a bit brighter for families near our C&H® Sugar Crockett Refinery in California through a monetary donation to the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano. Refinery Manager Hitesh Modgil presented the Food Bank with our check for $20,000, continuing our longtime support for the organization that helps feed more than 275,000 people per month.

Domino Sugar Yonkers sign lit

Domino® Sugar Refinery Shows Pride in Yonkers and Commitment to City with New LED Welcome Sign

The Domino® Sugar Yonkers Refinery, owned by American Sugar Refining, Inc., a member of ASR Group, lit a new LED sign at an event on Monday, Nov. 21, showing pride in its beloved brand and the City of Yonkers, where its 300 employees produce more than 4 million pounds of sugar each day. 

Lyle's Local Fund

Tate & Lyle Launches Sixth Annual Lyle’s Local Fund to Support our Newham Community

ASR Group is proud to support the communities in which we live and work, including our Newham, London community, which we have called home for more than 140 years. This fall, we were pleased to launch our annual Lyle’s Local Fund, a small grants fund underwritten by our company, Tate & Lyle Sugars, for Newham-based charities, social enterprises, schools, community groups and non-profit organizations that support safe, prosperous, and healthy community activities in Newham.

C&H packet

A Fresh New Look for C&H® Sugar Packets

Celebrating more than 115 years of bringing happiness to the West Coast, C&H® Sugar is excited to announce a fresh new look for their sugar packets. With an evolved logo and refreshed packaging, C&H Sugar is proud to showcase its California and Hawaiian roots with the new logo and packet design. Inspired by the hibiscus flower that has been part of the brand’s logo for decades, the modernized new version maintains the visual attributes, like signature colors, that consumers and operators have come to love and depend on for over a century.


ASR Group in 10-year deal to buy non-genetically modified sugar from Raizen

NEW YORK, Aug 3 (Reuters) - ASR Group, the world's largest sugar refiner, has agreed to a 10-year deal to buy millions of tonnes of non-genetically modified (GMO-free) raw cane sugar from Brazil's Raizen, according to both companies.

This is the world's first large-scale deal for GMO-free raw sugar and it comes as several sugar producers in Brazil are starting planting of genetically modified (GMO) sugarcane varieties, seeking to reduce production costs.


Raízen and ASR Group Partner to Create World's First Sustainable and Fully Traceable Supply Chain, with Non-GM Raw Cane Sugar Backed by Independent Certification

Raízen, the world's largest sugar exporting company, and ASR Group, the world's largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, announce a partnership that sets the standard for sustainable raw cane sugar supply chains globally. The unprecedented multi-year agreement between the partners creates the world's first fully physically traceable and 100 percent non-genetically modified (non-GM) certified supply chain. The partnership stretches from Raízen's sustainably certified sugarcane farms and bioenergy parks in Center-South Brazil, all the way to supporting the well-loved brands that make up ASR Group's cane sugar consumer products in North America and Europe.


Crisis Relief Collaboration Delivers Tate & Lyle® Sugar to Families in Ukraine

As the war in Ukraine continues to result in food shortages throughout the country, ASR Group’s collaborative crisis relief efforts in the U.K. are helping provide Ukrainian families with our Tate & Lyle® Sugar.

Domino Packet

Domino® Sugar is Celebrating a Packet Rebrand

Commemorating more than 120 years as America’s trusted and preferred brand for genera­tions, Domino Sugar® is adding a little more sweetness with the launch of a fresh new look for its single-serving packet that will position the brand for the future while delivering the same product that operators have come to love and depend on for quality and consistency.

Port of Big Creek

BSI Completes Major Investment in Port Infrastructure and Launches Improved Logistics System

Before the Port of Big Creek (PBC) was dredged to 11 meters depth in March 2019, the “tug and barge” cargo transport system—utilized for decades by the northern sugar industry—was one of the industry bottlenecks. The channel and nearshore dredging at PBC, however, created Belize’s first deep water port and also an opportunity for Belize Sugar Industries Ltd. (BSI) to materially improve its raw sugar and molasses logistics operation. BSI strategically conducted trials of sugar and molasses shipments through PBC in 2019 and determined that using PBC was more economical but required a significant investment for BSI to build its own assets at the port and change the mode of transportation.

Mickey Seither

Sugar Journal Recognizes Mickey Seither as 2022 'Sugar Notable'

ASR Group’s Sr. Vice President of Operations Mickey Seither has been recognized as the Sugar Journal Magazine’s 2022 Sugar Notable in the “Cane Sugar Refiner" category.

Lyle's tin

Limited-Edition Lyle’s® Golden Syrup Tin Celebrates Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee

This spring, ASR Group is joining the celebrations honoring Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee honoring her 70 years of service. As a proud supplier to Royal Households, it was particularly important for our company, Tate and Lyle Sugars, to mark this milestone, and we are delighted to share the release of a limited-edition Lyle’s® Golden Syrup tin to commemorate the occasion!


As Domino Sugar Refinery in Baltimore Turns 100 Years Old, Major Construction Projects are Taking Shape

As the Domino Sugar refinery in Baltimore officially crossed the century mark last month, two of the biggest construction projects the plant has ever undertaken are taking shape.

Knot Refined aerial

Domino® Sugar Yonkers Refinery Receives Maiden Delivery of Raw Sugar from the First New Oceangoing, Dry Cargo Barge of its Size Built in America in Nearly 20 Years

American Sugar Refining, Inc., a member of ASR Group, is celebrating the first raw sugar delivery of its newly constructed, state-of-the-art barge, Knot Refined, to its Domino® Sugar Yonkers Refinery. On Thursday, the barge delivered 18,000 tons of raw sugar grown and milled in South Florida by ASR’s parent companies – Florida Crystals Corporation and Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida – to the plant, which has been operating on the Hudson River for more than 120 years.

Mural led for web

Artist Creates Mural to Celebrate Tate & Lyle’s History

ASR Group was pleased to commission artist Elena Juzulenaite to paint the story of “Tate & Lyle Through the Years” at our Tate & Lyle Plaistow Plant.

ASR Group Knot Refined Barge

First New Oceangoing, Dry Cargo Barge of its Size Built in America in Nearly 20 Years Departed Port of Palm Beach on Maiden Delivery of Locally Grown and Milled Raw Sugar

American Sugar Refining, Inc., a member of West Palm Beach-based ASR Group, and its parent companies – Florida Crystals Corporation and Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida – celebrated the maiden voyage of its newly constructed, state-of-the-art barge, Knot Refined, which departed from the Port of Palm Beach on Friday to deliver 18,000 tons of Palm Beach County-grown and -milled raw sugar to ASR Group’s Domino® Sugar Refinery in New York.

Baltimore Refinery Centennial

Baltimore Refinery Celebrates its Centennial with Employees and the Community

On April 3, our Baltimore Refinery employees and retirees celebrated the plant’s centennial with members of the community, exactly 100 years after it began refining sugar.

WBAL New Leader of Domino Sugar Refinery

New Leadership at Domino Sugar Plant Makes History

For the first time, a Black woman is running the iconic Domino Sugar plant in Baltimore as it turns 100 next month.

The plant's new manager, Coricka White, took 11 News on a rare behind-the-scenes tour.


How sweet it is! C&H® Sugar is Sharing the 'Recipe for Happiness' with a Fresh New Look and Brand Campaign

Since 1906, C&H® Sugar has been bringing happiness to the West Coast as a part of life's best moments. The brand is now adding a little more sweetness for the next generation of bakers by unveiling an evolved logo and refreshed packaging redesign inspired by its California and Hawaiian roots. Paying tribute to its 115-year-old heritage, the new packaging features a custom design inspired by the hibiscus flower that has been part of the brand's logo for decades. The modernized new logo maintains the visual attributes, like signature colors, that consumers identify with C&H®.

John Swett

ASR Group Launches Scholarship Program to Support Students’ Career Paths in Manufacturing

ASR Group is delighted to support local youth at John Swett High School, just up the street from our Crockett Refinery in California, by starting a new scholarship program for students interested in pursuing careers in manufacturing. Our $15,000 donation will help 10 students in the school’s Career & Technical Education (CTE) Careers Academy on their path to a certificate or degree from a local community college trade program.

ASR Group

Bonumose’s Low-Cost Tagatose Process Receives Key Health Agency Approvals, Construction of First Production Facility on Schedule for Spring 2022 Opening

Bonumose, Inc. announces the achievement of regulatory and food application milestones in the United States and Canada for the low-glycemic, rare sugar tagatose, as the company progresses on time and on schedule for the opening of its first commercial production facility in Spring 2022.


ASR Group’s Ship Donation Becomes Belize’s Largest Planned Wreck Dive Site and Reef Enhancement Project

Belize has long been a haven for divers and is ranked among the top dive destinations in the world. The country’s current mega dive attractions include the 185-mile-long barrier reef, second longest in the world, and the Great Blue Hole, a 125-meter deep sinkhole made famous by Jacques Cousteau. Belize Sugar Industries (BSI), a part of ASR Group, donated “The Wit,” a decommissioned concrete ship used for decades as an offshore, floating storage facility for molasses, to reinforce the country’s position as a leading destination for diving aficionados. 


ASR Group Partners with Edesia Nutrition to Help Save Lives of Malnourished Children in Africa

An aspect of our business that we cherish is our ability to collaborate with organizations to help make people’s lives better. One particularly gratifying partnership ASR Group recently embarked on is with an amazing nonprofit called Edesia Nutrition that makes fortified ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTF) that are saving the lives of severely malnourished children throughout developing countries.

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ASR Group's Ben Sadler Named to Chamber of the Palm Beaches Board

We are pleased to announce that Ben Sadler, our Real Estate Counsel, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches, marking another step for Ben in his dedication to public service and volunteerism.


U.S. Department of Defense Honors ASR Group Employee for Supporting Army Reservist

The United States Department of Defense has honored a member of ASR Group's Information Technology department for her support of one of our employees during his deployment with the U.S. Army Reserve this year.

Rice donation

Supporting Our Louisiana Neighbors in the Aftermath of Hurricane Ida

Working in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank, a non-profit headquartered in New Orleans that provides food distribution programs, community kitchen meal service, nutrition education and public benefits assistance, ASR Group lent a hand to our neighbors in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.

Lyle's Local Fund

Tate & Lyle Sugars Launches £25k Fund to Support Communities Hit by COVID-19

A £25,000 fund has been launched to boost health, prosperity and safety among communities in Newham.

Tate & Lyle Sugars has opened applications for Lyle’s local fund, which is in its fifth year and to date has awarded more than £125,000 to over 50 projects.


Sweet Treats For Fall With Nik Manojlovich

Redpath Sugar is a household name when it comes to baking.

Manojlovich shared that their sugars still taste and function the same way, but they are also taking a positive direction to better the environment: Redpath Sugar is sustainably sourced and ethically grown.

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ASR Group’s Domino® Sugar Baltimore Refinery Celebrates 100th Year of Operation and Relighting of Sustainably Restored Sign

On July 4, 2021, ASR Group was thrilled to celebrate the relighting of the Baltimore Refinery’s iconic “Domino Sugars” sign, which recently underwent a large-scale, sustainable restoration as well as mark the 100th year of operation of our Domino® Sugar Baltimore Refinery.

Coricka White

For the First Time in Domino Sugar’s Century in Baltimore, a Black Woman is Running the Refinery

Coricka White’s promotion to refinery manager at Domino Sugar’s Baltimore facility came at a hectic time in the nearly century-old plant’s history.

As the waterfront refinery replaced its giant, neon rooftop sign — its highest-profile asset and a staple on the Inner Harbor skyline — a roaring, three-alarm fire burned down the cavernous raw sugar shed on the property in April, forcing the company to halt the plant’s operations for more than a week.

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Domino® Sugar is Celebrating its 120th Anniversary with a Fresh New Look

Commemorating 120 years as America's trusted and preferred brand for generations, Domino Sugar is adding a little more sweetness with the launch of a fresh new look that will position the brand for the future. Since 1901, Domino Sugar has been delivering quality, consistency and results that only a century of experience can bring, and the beloved product will not change. The brand refresh will feature an updated logo, streamlined brand colors, exciting new recipes and the heritage of the brand…while still maintaining the iconic yellow associated with Domino.