Who is Bundaberg Sugar?

Andrew from Bundaberg Sugar

Bundaberg Sugar is a grower, miller, refiner, and marketer of sugar and related products in Australia. The company is one of Australia's largest cane growers and owns and operates sugar mills in Queensland.

Bundaberg Sugar participates in all levels of the raw sugar industry in the districts in which it operates. The company's activities span the full sugar processing cycle including cane growing, milling, refining, packaging and distributing sugar products to retail, industrial and export customers.

The company's other value adding operations include Bundaberg Walkers, one of Australia's longest established, heavy engineering and foundry enterprises; and Bundaberg Molasses which supplies molasses and related products to industrial and rural markets.

Bundaberg Sugar continues to expand and strengthen its core sugar operations. Its growth strategies have included increasing the capacity of Bundaberg Refinery and the construction and operation of state-of-the-art sugar milling equipment.

A sugar stack

Bundaberg Sugar participates in the Queensland sugar industry, which is one of the most efficient and technically advanced sugar producers in the world. Much of the raw sugar produced by the company mills is exported along with 80 percent of Queensland's annual production.

Each crushing season in Queensland around 1,200 mechanical cane harvesters cut approximately 33 million tonnes of cane from about 440,000 hectares. Cane is delivered either by cane railway or road to 23 sugar mills.