Where is sugar produced in Nigeria?

Golden Sugar operates has sugar estate in Sunti, Niger State, with one refinery in Lagos State. two refineries are in Lagos and Port Harcourt with a combined installed capacity of 1.44 million metric tons per annum. BUA Port Harcourt Refinery (850,000mt) is in Bundu Free Zone in Port Harcourt, River State.

Where is sugar industry located in Nigeria?

Dangote Sugar operates three plantations: Savannah (32,500 hectares) in Adamawa State, Lau Tau (30,000 hectares) in Taraba State and Tunga (60,000 hectares) in Nassarawa State.

Is sugar produced in Nigeria?

Production of sugar in Nigeria has continually lagged domestic demand, and this creates a huge supply gap that is largely bridged with importation. In 2020, out of the estimated annual demand of c. 1.7million metric tonnes for sugar, 93% (c. 1.5million metric tonnes) were imported.

Where does Nigeria import sugar from?

Top trading partners (import of “Sugars and sugar confectionery”) of Nigeria in 2020: Brazil with a share of 84% (735 million US$) China with a share of 4.46% (38 million US$) Turkey with a share of 3.01% (26 million US$)

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Where is sugar mainly produced?

The largest sugar-producing countries in 2019–2020 were Brazil, India, the EU, China, and Thailand. Brazil was the single largest producer, with 29.93 million metric tons of sugar produced in 2019–2020.

Does Dangote export sugar?

Dangote Sugar is committed to becoming an integrated sugar business, serving local and export markets from integrated sugarcane plantations and factories across Nigeria.

Which company produces sugar?

Global players

Rank Company Country
1. Südzucker AG Germany
2. Cosan SA Industria & Comercio Brazil
3. British Sugar Plc UK
4. Tereos Internacional SA France

Where is the mining town in Nigeria?

Bukuru, town, Plateau state, central Nigeria, located on the Jos Plateau. It lies along a branch railway from Jos town (8 miles [13 km] north-northeast), and it is a major tin- and columbite-mining centre on one of the highest parts (more than 4,000 feet [1,200 metres]) of the plateau.

Which company produces St Louis sugar?

Market consumption

The implication of this is that the widely popular St Louis sugar, which is made in France but imported into Nigeria by the Milan group, and Indian family business, is very likely made from sugar beets, while Dangote sugar, as well as the other local brands, are made from cane sugar.

Does Nigeria still import sugar?

Nigeria is reported to currently spend between $600 million to $1 billion on sugar importation every year.

Who owns Golden Sugar Company in Nigeria?

Golden Sugar Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, and a member of the FMN Group. The company operates one of the biggest Sugar Refineries in Nigeria, with a capacity to process 750,000 metric tons of Sugar per annum.

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Does Nigeria import sugarcane?

The dwindling Nigerian economy under President Muhammadu Buhari has also muzzled the agriculture sector, forcing the country to import N90 billion cane sugar to sustain the country’s sugar refineries in 2021 alone.

What state produces the most sugar?

Florida is the largest cane-producing region in the United States.


Sugarcane production by state (thousands of short tons)
State 2016/17 2019/20
Florida 16,120 17,011
Louisiana 11,520 14,629
Texas 1,395 1,251

Which country exports the most sugar?

Brazil has the highest export volume of sugar of any country, at 32.15 million metric tons as of 2020/2021.

Where is the largest sugar factory in the world?

The UAE’s Al Khaleej Sugar Refinery is the world’s largest port-based sugar refinery.