131 young people from 10 technical careers graduated 131 youngsters graduate with Guatemalan Sugar Industry’s scholarships - As part of the “Study Opportunities” scholarship program, promoted by the Guatemalan Sugar Producers Association –Asazgua-, 131 young people from 10 technical careers graduated on Thursday, October 15th. Since the beginning of the program to date, Asazgua has awarded more than 1800 scholarships for the benefit of the youth of the South of Guatemala. These …
Renewable energy from sugarcane bagasse The Guatemalan Sugar Industry increased by 8.6% the generation of renewable energy - During the 2019/20 zafra, the Guatemalan Sugar Industry generated 1,991 gigawatts (GWh) of renewable energy; 8.6% more than what was generated during the previous season 2018-19, when 1,834 GWh were generated. The Guatemalan Sugar Industry uses the bagasse or biomass from crushed sugar cane, one of the residues from sugar production, for the production of …
The Harvest Season known as “Zafra” The harvest Season in Guatemala means development - The Harvest Season known as “Zafra” generates more than 56 thousand direct jobs and more than 280 thousand indirect jobs in Guatemala and is a booster for the economy. There are many trade opportunities that arise during the Zafra season. Businesses increase their sales, which promotes the growth of the local economy and the generation …
Guatemalan Sugar reaches the five continents - Guatemala is the fourth largest sugar exporter in the world, according to data from the International Sugar Organization and surpasses blocs such as the European Union and countries such as Mexico, Cuba, and Colombia.  The sugar produced in Guatemala is exported to all continents and according to data from the Bank of Guatemala -Banguat- in …
Mobiliario donado por los ingenios azucareros The Guatemalan Sugar Industry shows solidarity with Guatemalans in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic - The Guatemalan Sugar Mills, faithful to its commitment to the development of Guatemalans, have joined forces in the face of the health emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Guatemalan Sugar Industry, in addition to contributing with donations to the authorities, has promoted and supported projects focused on finding solutions to face the pandemic. Donation …
New Hospital in Guatemala has the latest technology donated by the sugar mills and will treat COVID-19 patients - New Hospital in Guatemala has the latest technology donated by the sugar mills and will treat COVID-19 patients  The Guatemalan Sugar Industry donated to the Guatemalan Government 10 thousand square metters to build a hospital, and also US$1 million to buy equipment and furniture, to help people affected by COVID-19, after the pandemic, this new …
Sugar mills donate 917 kits and supplies for health workers to protect themselves from COVID-19 - The Guatemalan Sugar Industry through its Sugar Foundation –Fundazucar– show solidarity with Guatemalans in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and donate 917 kits for workers at health centers in the South of Guatemala, which consist of 4 masks KN95, 2 gowns, 3 pairs of gloves and 1 face mask. The sugar mills will also …
Fundazúcar se une a la Gran Cruzada Nacional por la Nutrición en Guatemala Fundazucar joins the Guatemalan Great National Crusade for Nutrition - Fundazucar, the social arm of the Guatemalan Sugar Industry, joined the Great National Crusade for Nutrition by signing a letter of understanding with the Secretariat of Food and Nutrition Security of Guatemala – Sesan -. With this alliance, Fundazucar will help facilitate nutritional counseling in the departments of the South of Guatemala. The detection of …
Politica DDHH4 The Guatemalan Sugar Industry presents Guild Policy of Respect for Human Rights - The Guatemalan Sugar Industry presented its Policy of Respect for Human Rights that reaffirms the Sugar Industry’s commitment to observe and fulfill the fundamental rights enunciated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and in the International Labor Organization -ILO- Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. This Policy of Respect for Human Rights …
Capacitacion-servidores-publicos-Covid19 The Guatemalan Sugar Industry and AGEXPORT join efforts to train public workers and prevent the spread of COVID-19 - Faced with the health emergency caused by the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, the Guatemalan sugar mills through their social arm, Fundazucar joined with the Guatemalan Association of Exporters (AGEXPORT) to train public workers in order to support them in the implementation of prevention measures in markets and squares. Training began for market managers and administrators on …