Main destinations of Guatemalan Sugar Main destinations of Guatemalan Sugar - Guatemalan Sugar was exported to 59 countries and regions on 5 continents in 2020; and it ranks as the sixth export product of the country according to data from the Guatemalan Central Bank (Banguat). Guatemala exports 70% of its total sugar production, the remaining 30% is fortified with vitamin A and remains in the country …
The Guatemalan Sugar Industry has build internal roads to transport sugarcane The Guatemalan Sugar Industry has build internal roads to transport sugarcane - The Guatemalan Sugar Industry has created an internal network of roads that benefits dozens of communities on the South of the country. Currently, more than 83% of the sugarcane is transported by internal roads. Internal roads are those that go between the sugarcane fields and that communicate with the factories. These internal roads help to …
"Better families" a social program developed by the Guatemalan Sugar Industry that promotes food and nutritional security, will be implemented by local governments “Better families” a social program developed by the Guatemalan Sugar Industry that promotes food and nutritional security, will be implemented by local governments - The Guatemalan Sugar Industry, through their Sugar Foundation – Fundazucar-, signed a cooperation agreement with municipal authorities of the sixth bigger department of Guatemala, called Escuintla for the transfer of the methodology of the Better Families program, which promotes food security and nutrition, as well as the empowerment of women as agents of change and …
For the first time a Guatemalan variety of sugarcane leads the Guatemalan Sugar Industry - Sugarcane is researched by dedicated scientists at the Guatemalan Center for Research and Training of Sugar Cane -Cengicaña-; created with the aim of improving production and productivity of sugarcane and its byproducts. Cengicaña published its Annual Report 2019-2020, in which the results of the investigations, projects and activities that were carried out in the last …
In 2020, Fundazucar’s social programs focused on the fight against COVID-19 - Last year was difficult due to the beginning of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, so the Guatemalan Sugar Industry, through its Sugar Foundation -Fundazucar-, has demonstrated its commitment to Guatemalans. 917 health workers received 3 personal protection kits Since the beginning of the health emergency, the Guatemalan Sugar Industry focused on supporting the efforts of health …
Crotalaria flower Green fertilizer for environmental sustainability - The Guatemalan Sugar Industry maintains its commitment to environmental sustainability, so through the Guatemalan Sugarcane Research and Training Center -Cengicaña-, have implemented the green fertilizer program. Green fertilizer is part of the healthy soil program that some sugar mills have. This ecological measure consists of planting legumes that provide nitrogen to the soil reducing the use …
The Guatemalan Sugar Industry supports health workers against pandemic The Guatemalan Sugar Industry continues its support for the mitigation of COVID-19 pandemic - The COVID-19 pandemic continues and the Guatemalan Sugar Industry through their Sugar Foundation -Fundazucar- maintains its support to health workers, and this week 917 personal protection kits were delivered in the South of the country, consisting of: 4 masks KN95, 2 gowns, 3 pairs of gloves and 1 face shield, for the same number of …
Guatemalan Sugar Industry Reforestation Program The Guatemalan Sugar Industry has planted 5.9 million trees to recover forests - The Guatemalan Sugar Industry has planted 5.9 million trees from 2011 to date, as part of their reforestation plan in areas such as riverbanks and the upper part of the hydrographic basins, to improve the river’s water recharge capacity, and to transform the areas into biological corridors and also to contribute to the recovery and …
Great National Crusade for Nutrition in the South Cost Crusade for Nutrition in Guatemala reached more than 9,900 children with the assistance of the Sugar Foundation - The Sugar Foundation -Fundazucar- supported the Great National Crusade for Nutrition in Guatemala after signing an alliance with the Secretariat of Food and Nutrition Security of Guatemala -Sesan- and the Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance -MSPAS-, in which more than 9 thousand children were tested to detect cases of malnutrition. This strategic alliance …
The recognition of Resilient Company to the Guatemalan Sugar Industry The Guatemalan Sugar Industry is recognized for its commitment to disaster reduction - The Coordination Center for the Prevention of Disasters in Central America and the Dominican Republic -Cepredenac- presented the recognition of Resilient Company to the Guatemalan Sugar Industry. The award recognizes the valuable contribution of the Guatemalan Sugar Industry in incorporating integral risk management to promote sustainable economic development and the construction of a more resilient …