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Growing a green future together

The greenest beet processor in Europe: that’s the ambition that Suiker Unie pursues every day. Suiker Unie’s mission is to extract the maximum value from its sugar beet. As well as developing, producing and selling sugar and sugar specialities, it processes every part of the sugar beet into natural ingredients for the food, bioplastics and energy industries. Suiker Unie is a committed believer in sustainability and recognises its responsibilities to protect the natural environment and society for the benefit of future generations.

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KEY FIGURES

7200
sugar beet growers
1136000 ton
sugar per annum
596 million
turnover in 2018
81600 ha
sugar beet area
54400 ton
daily beet processing

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