Illovo Sugar is a leading, global, low-cost sugar producer and a significant manufacturer of high-value downstream products. The group is Africa’s biggest sugar producer and has extensive agricultural and manufacturing operations in six African countries. Downstream products include furfural (used mainly in lube oil refineries for the purification of oils), furfuryl alcohol (used mainly to produce a resin in the foundry industry as a binder for foundry sands), diacetyl and 2.3-pentanedione (both used as high-quality natural flavourants), Agriguard (an agricultural nematicide), BioMass Sugar (a sugar cane-based fertiliser), ethyl alcohol and lactulose (a natural laxative). Illovo is listed on the JSE Limited. It is a subsidiary of Associated British Foods plc which holds 51% of the issued share capital.
Illovo Sugar Park, 1 Montgomery Drive, Mount Edgecombe
Office: +27 31 508 4300
Fax: +27 31 508 4535
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