William Havemeyer, the founder of what will become Domino Sugar, begins a career in the New York City sugar business with his brother Frederick.
The Havemeyers open their own refinery, which is passed on to their sons in 1828.
The Fanjul family begins sugar farming & production in Cuba.
John Redpath celebrates the opening of the “Canada Sugar Refinery” in Montreal. 100 employees produce 15 tons of refined “loaf” sugar per day.
Abram Lyle & Sons open the Plaistow Refinery, 1.5 miles from Thames Refinery. Lyle’s Golden Syrup quickly becomes popular.
Sugar refining commences in Yonkers, NY.
Domino® Sugar receives U.S. trademark.
The California and Hawaiian Sugar Refining Company, today known as C&H Sugar, begins refining in Crockett, CA.
Domino’s Chalmette, LA refinery opens.
Redpath introduces product innovations such as prepackaged cartons of granulated sugar, “Paris Lumps” (sugar cubes) and “Golden Syrup”.
Henry Tate & Sons and Abram Lyle & Sons merge to form Tate & Lyle, refining about 50% of UK’s sugar.
Domino’s Baltimore, MD refinery opens.
The Domino Sugars sign goes up at the Baltimore Refinery.
Redpath opens a state-of-the-art refinery in Toronto on the on the shores of Lake Ontario.
The Fanjul family re-establishes its sugar business in South Florida. The company today is known as Florida Crystals.
52 family farmers join together to create Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida.
Sidul begins refining and packaging sugar in Lisbon, Portugal.
Sores is purchased and merged with Sidul
Florida Crystals plants the United States’ first organic sugar cane
Florida Crystals & Sugar Cane Growers Coop. partner to acquire the Yonkers, NY refinery, beginning to create the world’s most innovative sugar company: American Sugar Refining (ASR).
Domino Sugar, the leading brand on the U.S. East Coast, joins the ASR family.
ASR Group acquires C&H Sugar, the leading brand on the U.S. West Coast.
C&H Sugar celebrates its centennial.
CHR Hansen Specialty Sweetener Division is acquired, adding a line of molasses, malt and fondant sugars.
Lyle’s Golden Syrup is named world’s oldest brand.
The company expands geographically into Canada by acquiring Redpath Sugar
To seamlessly supply customers throughout North America, the company expands into Mexico with the purchase of the San Nicolas mill & refinery.
Sugar Stix is acquired, marking entrance into the specialty tabletop business.
Domino’s Chalmette refinery celebrates its centennial and Redpath’s Toronto plant celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Streamline Foods is acquired
ASR Group acquires majority interest in Belize Sugar Industries Ltd.