The Guatemalan Sugar Industry delivered 7,336 kits with personal protective equipment for health workers The Guatemalan Sugar Industry delivered 7,336 personal protection equipment for health workers - The Guatemalan Sugar Industry supports the efforts of health workers who are on the front line in the fight against COVID-19 and, through its Sugar Foundation, has delivered supplies to 65 health services and 26 municipalities from the South of Guatemala. Since the beginning of the pandemic until August 2021, 7,336 kits with personal protection equipment have …
The carbon footprint of Guatemalan Sugar is one of the lowest internationally - The carbon footprint of Guatemalan Sugar is one of the lowest internationally The Guatemalan Sugar Industry, committed to the sustainable management of the environment and the mitigation of climate change, has made efforts in its production processes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; as a result, the carbon footprint of Guatemalan Sugar is one of the …
water footprint The sugarcane crops in Guatemala use 47% less water compared with the rest of the world - As part of the commitment to the rational use of water, the Guatemalan Sugar Industry has adopted several measures that allow them to be more efficient and sustainable with the environment, as a result, each ton of sugarcane produced in Guatemala uses 47% less water than the cane produced at world level. The water footprint …
Chefs from Monterrico are trained for the economic reactivation of the tourist area Chefs from seaside village in Guatemala are trained to boost economy and tourism - Monterrico, a seaside village located 148 kilometers (92 miles) South from Guatemala City, is located on the Pacific Ocean coast of Guatemala, and is popular with national and foreign tourists for its volcanic sand beaches and the annual influx of sea turtles. This village is one of four that the Guatemalan Sugar Industry supports to …
better families program IADB allies with the Guatemalan Sugar Industry to prevent chronic child malnutrition - The Inter-American Development Bank -IADB-  signed an alliance with the Sugar Foundation -Fundazucar- of the Guatemalan Sugar Industry for the execution of the SPOON program (Sustaining Program for Improving Nutrition) that seeks to prevent chronic malnutrition and reduce the risks of future obesity in children from 0 to 24 months of age living in areas of …
Expogranel The Guatemalan Sugar Industry is certified as an Authorized Economic Operator - The Guatemalan Sugar Producers Association -Asazgua- was certified as an Authorized Economic Operator of Guatemala -AEO- in the activity of Exporter by the Guatemalan Superintendency of Tax Administration -SAT-. This accreditation reinforces compliance with international safety standards and obligations in current legislation on the export of sugar. In addition, operational and administrative procedures of the …
End of zafra 2020-2021 in Guatemala The Guatemalan Sugar Industry ends the 2020/2021 Zafra, driven by a Guatemalan sugarcane variety - The Guatemalan Sugar Industry ended the suar cane harvest and sugar production season driven by the CG02-163 sugarcane variety developed by scientists from the Guatemalan Center for Research and Training in Sugar Cane -Cengicaña-; this is a high-yield cane, resistant to diseases and adapted to climate variability. The CG02-163 sugarcane variety, currently occupying the largest …
Expogranel, Guatemalan Sugar shipping terminal Guatemala has one of the most efficient sugar shipping terminals in the world - Expogranel, located in Puerto Quetzal, is the specialized terminal for handling and shipping bulk sugar in Guatemala, which has positioned as one of the most efficient terminals in the world. With a system of conveyor belts, shipping cranes and hydraulic bridges, the terminal can receive up to 800 metric tons of sugar per hour and …
Sugar Industry sponsors a football team The Guatemalan Sugar Industry promotes sports and a healthy lifestyle - The Guatemalan Sugar Industry promotes sports and a healthy lifestyle and this Tuesday proudly announced that now sponsors the FC Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa team of the National Soccer League. “The Guatemalan Sugar Industry is very committed to issues of health, education, community development, and today we are getting involved in another important activity such as …
Fundazucar delivered kits EPP to health workers The Guatemalan Sugar Industry supports health centers to face the COVID crisis - The Guatemalan Sugar Industry continues to support health centers on the South of the country with the delivery of 1,204 protection kits for public health workers in the departments of Escuintla, Jutiapa, Retalhuleu, Santa Rosa and Suchitepequez. Each kit contains 4 KN95 masks, 2 gowns, 3 pairs of gloves and 1 protection mask. Likewise, the …