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Baltimore Sun: As Domino Sugar refinery in Baltimore turns 100 years old, major construction projects are taking shape

2022-05-24 | By McKenna Oxenden, Baltimore Sun

As the Domino Sugar refinery in Baltimore officially crossed the century mark last month, two of the biggest construction projects the plant has ever undertaken are taking shape.


Domino® Sugar Yonkers Refinery Receives Maiden Delivery of Raw Sugar from the First New Oceangoing, Dry Cargo Barge of its Size Built in America in Nearly 20 Years



First New Oceangoing, Dry Cargo Barge of its Size Built in America in Nearly 20 Years Departed Port of Palm Beach on Maiden Delivery of Locally Grown and Milled Raw Sugar


American Sugar Refining, Inc., a member of West Palm Beach-based ASR Group, and its parent companies – Florida Crystals Corporation and Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida – celebrated the maiden voyage of its newly constructed, state-of-the-art barge, Knot Refined, which departed from the Port of Palm Beach on Friday to deliver 18,000 tons of Palm Beach County-grown and -milled raw sugar to ASR Group’s Domino® Sugar Refinery in New York.


Baltimore Refinery Celebrates its Centennial with Employees and the Community


On April 3, our Baltimore Refinery employees and retirees celebrated the plant’s centennial with members of the community, exactly 100 years after it began refining sugar. 

“The reason we are able to commemorate this important milestone today comes down to our wonderful employees – and the generations who came before – whose hard work, dedication and love for what they do continues to inspire me each day,” Baltimore Refinery Manager Coricka White told guests. “I am honored to celebrate with you all and thank you for making us who we are today.”


WBAL: New Leadership at Domino Sugar Plant Makes History

2022-03-25 | By Jennifer Franciotti, WBAL TV

For the first time, a Black woman is running the iconic Domino Sugar plant in Baltimore as it turns 100 next month.

The plant's new manager, Coricka White, took 11 News on a rare behind-the-scenes tour.


How sweet it is! C&H® Sugar is Sharing the 'Recipe for Happiness' with a Fresh New Look and Brand Campaign


CROCKETT, Calif., Feb. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 1906, C&H® Sugar has been bringing happiness to the West Coast as a part of life's best moments. The brand is now adding a little more sweetness for the next generation of bakers by unveiling an evolved logo and refreshed packaging redesign inspired by its California and Hawaiian roots. Paying tribute to its 115-year-old heritage, the new packaging features a custom design inspired by the hibiscus flower that has been part of the brand's logo for decades. The modernized new logo maintains the visual attributes, like signature colors, that consumers identify with C&H®. 


ASR Group Launches Scholarship Program to Support Students’ Career Paths in Manufacturing


ASR Group is delighted to support local youth at John Swett High School, just up the street from our Crockett Refinery in California, by starting a new scholarship program for students interested in pursuing careers in manufacturing. Our $15,000 donation will help 10 students in the school’s Career & Technical Education (CTE) Careers Academy on their path to a certificate or degree from a local community college trade program.


Bonumose’s Low-Cost Tagatose Process Receives Key Health Agency Approvals, Construction of First Production Facility on Schedule for Spring 2022 Opening


ASR Group – exclusive sales and distribution partner – reports strong customer demand for the unique, rare sugar, accelerating the timeline for a second production plant.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (December 13, 2021) - Bonumose, Inc. announces the achievement of regulatory and food application milestones in the United States and Canada for the low-glycemic, rare sugar tagatose, as the company progresses on time and on schedule for the opening of its first commercial production facility in Spring 2022.


ASR Group’s Ship Donation Becomes Belize’s Largest Planned Wreck Dive Site and Reef Enhancement Project


Belize has long been a haven for divers and is ranked among the top dive destinations in the world. The country’s current mega dive attractions include the 185-mile-long barrier reef, second longest in the world, and the Great Blue Hole, a 125-meter deep sinkhole made famous by Jacques Cousteau. Belize Sugar Industries (BSI), a part of ASR Group, donated “The Wit,” a decommissioned concrete ship used for decades as an offshore, floating storage facility for molasses, to reinforce the country’s position as a leading destination for diving aficionados. 


ASR Group Partners with Edesia Nutrition to Help Save Lives of Malnourished Children in Africa


An aspect of our business that we cherish is our ability to collaborate with organizations to help make people’s lives better. One particularly gratifying partnership ASR Group recently embarked on is with an amazing nonprofit called Edesia Nutrition that makes fortified ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTF) that are saving the lives of severely malnourished children throughout developing countries. 


ASR Group's Ben Sadler Named to Chamber of the Palm Beaches Board


We are pleased to announce that Ben Sadler, our Real Estate Counsel, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches, marking another step for Ben in his dedication to public service and volunteerism.


U.S. Department of Defense Honors ASR Group Employee for Supporting Army Reservist


The United States Department of Defense has honored a member of ASR Group's Information Technology department for her support of one of our employees during his deployment with the U.S. Army Reserve this year.


Supporting Our Louisiana Neighbors in the Aftermath of Hurricane Ida


Working in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank, a non-profit headquartered in New Orleans that provides food distribution programs, community kitchen meal service, nutrition education and public benefits assistance, ASR Group lent a hand to our neighbors in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.


Newham Recorder: Tate & Lyle Sugars launches £25k fund to support communities hit by Covid-19

2021-10-01 | By Jon King, Newham Recorder

A £25,000 fund has been launched to boost health, prosperity and safety among communities in Newham.

Tate & Lyle Sugars has opened applications for Lyle’s local fund, which is in its fifth year and to date has awarded more than £125,000 to over 50 projects.


CTV News: Sweet Treats For Fall With Nik Manojlovich

2021-09-23 | By Krissy Van, CTV News

Redpath Sugar is a household name when it comes to baking.

Manojlovich shared that their sugars still taste and function the same way, but they are also taking a positive direction to better the environment: Redpath Sugar is sustainably sourced and ethically grown.


ASR Group’s Domino® Sugar Baltimore Refinery Celebrates 100th Year of Operation and Relighting of Sustainably Restored Sign


On July 4, 2021, ASR Group was thrilled to celebrate the relighting of the Baltimore Refinery’s iconic “Domino Sugars” sign, which recently underwent a large-scale, sustainable restoration as well as mark the 100th year of operation of our Domino® Sugar Baltimore Refinery.


Baltimore Sun: For the first time in Domino Sugar’s century in Baltimore, a Black woman is running the refinery

2021-06-28 | By Colin Campbell, Baltimore Sun

Coricka White’s promotion to refinery manager at Domino Sugar’s Baltimore facility came at a hectic time in the nearly century-old plant’s history.

As the waterfront refinery replaced its giant, neon rooftop sign — its highest-profile asset and a staple on the Inner Harbor skyline — a roaring, three-alarm fire burned down the cavernous raw sugar shed on the property in April, forcing the company to halt the plant’s operations for more than a week.


Domino® Sugar is Celebrating its 120th Anniversary with a Fresh New Look


Commemorating 120 years as America's trusted and preferred brand for generations, Domino Sugar is adding a little more sweetness with the launch of a fresh new look that will position the brand for the future. Since 1901, Domino Sugar has been delivering quality, consistency and results that only a century of experience can bring, and the beloved product will not change. The brand refresh will feature an updated logo, streamlined brand colors, exciting new recipes and the heritage of the brand…while still maintaining the iconic yellow associated with Domino.