Construction of the Louisiana Sugar Refining (LSR) cane sugar refinery at Gramercy, La
Left: Construction of the Louisiana Sugar Refining (LSR) cane sugar refinery at Gramercy, La., continues to progress. The refinery, which is scheduled for completion by the summer of 2011, is expected to employ
about 150 people. When operational,
it will refine approximately 75% of the raw sugar from cane grown in Louisiana. The new facility will have an annual refining capacity of about one million tons of sugar.
The November/December issue of The Sugarbeet Grower carried information on the new cane sugar refinery being built at Gramercy, La., by a partnership comprised of Cargill, Inc., Imperial Sugar Company and Sugar Growers and Refiners (“SUGAR”), a group of cane mills owned by Louisiana sugarcane producers. The joint venture
Louisiana Sugar Refining (LSR) — is expected to refine approximately 75% of the raw sugar coming from Louisiana-grown cane.