William Havermeyer, the founder of what will become Domino Sugar, begins a career in the New York City sugar business with his brother, Frederick
The Havermeyers open their own refinery in New York City, which is passed on to their sons in 1828.
The Fanjul family begins sugar farming and production in Cuba.
John Redpath celebrates the opening of the “Canada Sugar Refinery” in Montreal, where 100 employees produced 15 tons of refined “loaf” sugar per day.
The Thames Refinery in London’s East End begins operations, specializing in cube sugar.
Abram Lyle & Sons opens the Plaistow Plant, 1.5 miles from the Thames Refinery. Lyle’s Golden Syrup quickly becomes popular.
Sugar refining commences in Yonkers, New York.
The brand name, Domino®, is officially adopted by a New York-based sugar company.
Domino® Sugar receives a U.S. trademark.
The California and Hawaiian Sugar Refining Company, today known as C&H Sugar, begins refining in Crockett, California.
The Chalmette Refinery opens in Louisiana.
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 the United Kingdom’s sugar.
The Baltimore Refinery opens in Maryland.
Ingenio San Nicolás is founded in Veracruz, Mexico.
The “Domino Sugars” sign goes up at the Baltimore Refinery
Redpath opens a state-of-the-art refinery in Toronto, Canada, on the shores of Lake Ontario. It was an occasion of such significance that Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip attended the official opening ceremony.
The Fanjul family reestablishes its sugar business in South Florida. Today, the company is known as Florida Crystals.
Joining together, 52 family farmers 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 sugarcane.
Florida Crystals and Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida partner to acquire the Yonkers Refinery in New York state, beginning to create the world’s most innovative sugar company: American Sugar Refining (ASR).
Domino Sugar is acquired with three cane sugar refineries and the nation’s leading sugar brand, Domino®. The company becomes American Sugar Refining, Inc.
American Sugar Refining, Inc. acquires C&H Sugar, the leading brand on the U.S. West Coast.
C&H Sugar celebrates its centennial.
Chr. Hansen’s specialty sweetener division is acquired, adding to our offering of specialty sweetener products, with production facilities in Louisiana and Illinois.
Lyle’s Golden Syrup® is named the 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 Ingenio San Nicolás Sugar Mill and Refinery in Veracruz.
Sugar Stix is acquired, marking the Company's entrance into the specialty tabletop business.
The Toronto Refinery celebrates its 50th anniversary.
The Chalmette Refinery celebrates its centennial.
Company acquires Tate & Lyle Sugars, owner of two refineries with sugar marketed under leading brands in the UK and Portugal.
Streamline Foods is acquired
ASR acquires a majority interest in Belize Sugar Industries, Ltd. (BSI), a supplier of Fairtrade cane sugar
The Company expands into the Italian market by acquiring 50% ownership of SRB S.p.A. with a cane sugar refinery in southern Italy.
Following more than a decade of growth, we introduce our new corporate brand name, ASR Group, under which our leading brands and affiliated companies would collectively present one face to employees, customers, business partners and others around the world.
American Sugar Refining, Inc. acquires US Sugar Company, a processor and packager of granulated, brown, and powdered sugar in Buffalo, New York.
American Sugar Refining, Inc. joins partnership with Florida Crystals and Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative investing in Tellus Products, a one-of-a-kind sustainable packaging company that produces sustainable, compostable, single-use tableware and food service products made from Florida-grown sugarcane.