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Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida

http://www.scgc.org

The Cooperative engages in the activities necessary to be successful in the complex, science-intensive arena that is sugar farming. The Cooperative provides the services of harvesting, transporting and milling of sugarcane and the marketing of raw sugar and blackstrap molasses.

Over 70,000 acres of sugarcane are farmed by the member-growers of Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida From this acreage; on an annual basis over 350,000 tons of raw sugar is produced. Once refined, this is enough to serve the average annual demand of more than 9 million Americans. In November 2002, the Cooperative became totally vertically integrated with the joint acquisition of the Domino Sugar refining holdings in New York, Maryland and Louisiana. A lot of hard work is necessary to reach point of providing sugar for your table, or sugar for countless baked, confectionery, cereal, dairy and processed goods. It is this vital and complex work that is the purpose of Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida.