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Südzucker AG
Traded asFWBSZU
IndustryFood processing
HeadquartersMannheim, Germany
Key people
Wolfgang Heer (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€7.735 billion (2013/2014)[1]
€567.6 million (2013/2014)[1]
€281.6 million (2013/2014)[1]
Total assets€8.728 billion (February 2014)[1]
Total equity€3.979 billion (February 2014)[1]
Number of employees
18,459 (average, 2013/2014)[1]

Südzucker AG is a German company, the largest sugar producer in Europe with an annual production of around 4.8 million tonnes.

Group segments[edit]

Sugar segment[edit]

The company has 30 sugar factories and 3 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,[2] 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.[3]

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 United States.

Fruit juice concentrates[edit]

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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Annual Report 2013/2014". Südzucker.
  2. ^ http://www.cropenergies.com/en/Home/
  3. ^ http://www.cropenergies.com/en/Neutralalkohol/Standorte/Zeitz/

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