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COMPANY OVERVIEW

OUR PROFILE

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Zambia Sugar Plc is the country’s leading sugar producer serving the domestic market and regional markets, producing a wide range of sugar and sugar products under the renowned Whitespoon brand. This includes direct consumption sugar  enriched with Vitamin A (refit , brown and household), refined sugar for industrial customers, syrup, specialty, sugars as well as molasses for both the local and export markets.

Zambia Sugar prides itself as an Agro-processing business, that strives to be the best at serving customers. it operates a sugar factory that has a capacity to produce 445,000 tonnes annually on an estate of 28,000 ha and has sales in excess of K5 billion per annum.  it has over 7,200 employees supported by deports and customer networks across the country and region.

Zambia Sugar is the largest single mill cane sugar producer in Africa. its roots extend to 1964 when its was established. it is listed on the Lusaka Seurities Exchange with 25% held as free float by institutional and private investors. 75% of the Company’s shares are held by the Illovo Sugar Africa Group. Illovo Sugar its Africas largest sugar producer with a presence in seven counties on the African continent. it has agricultural and production facilities six of these countries with marketing and distribution in one other. Typical annual sugar production for the group is 1.7 million tonnes.

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Zambia Sugar is a leading sugar producer in Zambia, committed to delivering high-quality sugar products while minimizing our impact on the environment. We operate a sugar cane plantation and processing facility in Mazabuka, Zambia, producing raw and refined sugar, molasses, and animal feed. We are committed to sustainability and social responsibility, and we strive to be a trusted name in the industry.
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ABOUT US

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Zambia Sugar Plc is Zambia’s leading producer of sugar and sugar products marketed under the Whitespoon brand. it is a subsidiary of Illovo Sugar Africa, which is wholly owned by Associated British Foods (ABF) . Illovo Sugar Africa is the largest sugar producer in Africa. Zambia Sugar has been operating in Zambia since 1966 and has grown to become one of the countries favourite brands. it is the largest employer in southern province and being the best at serving customers has made us to be a trusted brand in the industry.

BIRDS EYE VIEW

CORPORATE PROFILE

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Zambia Sugar is a public limited company listed on the Lusaka Stock Exchange. it is the second company that was listed on the Exchange soon after the creation of the then Lusaka Stock Exchange (LuSE), as it was called then . We are committed to delivering value to our shareholders including local communities especially in areas in which we operate.

AN OVERSITE OF ZAMBIA SUGAR

COMPANY OVERVIEW

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Zambia Sugar operates a sugar cane plantation and processing facility in Mazabuka, Zambia. Our products include raw and refined sugar, molasses, and animal feed. We are dedicated to ensuring the highest quality products while minimizing our impact on the environment.

MAKING LIFE SWEET

OUR PEOPLE

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At Zambia Sugar, our employees are our greatest asset. We are committed to providing a safe and supportive work environment where our people can thrive. We invest in our employees through training, career development, and competitive compensation and benefits.

SHERQ

SAFETY & HEALTH

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We are committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for our employees. We have implemented a comprehensive safety and health program that includes regular safety training, hazard assessments, and safety audits.

SWEET ASSURANCE

QUALITY & FOOD SAFETY

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We take our responsibility to operate in a safe and responsible manner seriously. Our SHERQ program is comprehensive and is designed to ensure that we operate in a way that is safe for our employees, our communities, and the environment. We are committed to continuous improvement in our SHERQ performance, and we believe that collaboration with our stakeholders is essential to achieving our goals.

SUSTAINABLE PRACTICE

CLIMATE & ENVIRONMENT

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We have implemented various initiatives to reduce our carbon footprint, including energy-efficient practices and the integration of renewable energy sources. Through continuous investments in technology and equipment, we optimize energy usage and minimize waste generation. Additionally, we actively engage in afforestation and reforestation projects to offset carbon emissions and restore ecosystems.

HARMONIOUS SUGAR CANE PARTNERSHIPS

ENGAGING STAKEHOLDERS

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We believe that collaboration with stakeholders is essential to our success. We engage with our customers, suppliers, employees, and local communities to ensure that we are meeting their needs and contributing to their well-being.

SWEETENING COMMUNITY IMPACT

CSR

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We are committed to being a responsible corporate citizen. We invest in social development programs that promote education, health, and economic empowerment in the communities where we operate.

We believe that that commitment to sustainable business practices and ethical conduct combined with entrepreneurial flair and the carefully targeted application of capital, is the way to create value on aa sustainable basis. We have high standards of integrity and firm commitment to operating under high standards of corporate citizenship. We continue to strive to be a good and supportive neighbour and we recognise our obligations to society as a whole.

For us, ESG isn’t simply about rest management . it provides a frame work for the relationship between company and society that strengthens our businesses and creates opportunity and value over time – to become better business.

We also have a moral obligation to deliver financial resilience. Our stakeholders including investors, shareholders, customers, employees, growers, suppliers and partners rely on Zambia Sugar to be financially capable of making the right judgements, at the right time and for the long term.

We re focused on responsible business across our value chain.

A member of Illovo Sugar Company Africa.