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Südzucker AG
IndustryFood processing
PredecessorZuckerraffinerie Genthin Edit this on Wikidata
HeadquartersMannheim, Germany
Key people
Dr. Niels Pörksen (CEO and spokesman of the executive board), Hans-Jörg Gebhard (Chairman of the supervisory board)
ProductsSugar, starch, processed fruit products, frozen and chilled pizza, bioethanol
Revenue€7.0 billion (2018)[1]
€567.6 million (2013/2014)[2]
€281.6 million (2013/2014)[2]
Total assets€8.728 billion (February 2014)[2]
Total equity€3.979 billion (February 2014)[2]
Number of employees
20,129 (2019)

Südzucker AG (German pronunciation: [ˈzyːtˌtsʊkɐ], literally South sugar) is a German company, the largest sugar producer in the world, with an annual production of around 4.8 million tonnes.

Group segments[edit]

Sugar segment[edit]

The company has 30 sugar factories and three refineries in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina

Beet sugar factory in Brottewitz (Germany) of Südzucker AG

Special Products segment[edit]

CropEnergies segment[edit]

CropEnergies AG,[3] Mannheim (bioethanol production) operates 4 production sites in Germany (Zeitz), Belgium (Wanze), France (Loon-Plage), and the UK (Ensus Ltd in Wilton). The Zeitz plant is located adjacent to the beet sugar factory.[4]

Fruit segment[edit]

Fruit preparations[edit]

Südzucker has 26 production sites in Argentina, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, China. Czech Republic, Fiji, France, Germany, Mexico, Morocco, Poland, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, Ukraine, and the United States.

Fruit juice concentrates[edit]

Südzucker has 10 production sites in Austria, China, Denmark, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and Ukraine.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Suedzucker company profile". Retrieved September 25, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d "Annual Report 2013/2014". Südzucker.
  3. ^ "CropEnergies AG | Member of the Südzucker Group".
  4. ^ "High-purity neutral alcohol | CropEnergies AG".

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