Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc is in the business of refining white sugar using new technology of Ion Exchange Resin (IER). The Dangote Sugar Refinery is an excellent facility designed and installed by Tate & Lyle for the production of refined sugar. Tate & Lyle is the largest sugar refiner in Europe and its refining technology regarded as one of the best in the world.
The Company's operations comprise two key business areas: Refining of raw sugar imported from Brazil and Marketing and Distribution for direct consumption and industrial needs.
In compliance with the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control policy, which makes the fortification of staple foods mandatory in Nigeria, Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc produces and packages Vitamin A fortified refined white sugar in 1kg, 500grams, 250grams and 50kg bags for direct consumption under the brand name "Dangote Sugar", as well as the unfortified white sugar for industrial use.
Dangote Sugar Refinery Company Plc ("DSR") commenced operations as a sugar refiner in March 2000
The sugar refining plant was commissioned in 2001, with an initial capacity of 600,000 MT p.a.
Dangote Sugar Refinery is one of the largest refineries in the world with a capacity of 1.44 million MT p.a
Dangote Sugar Refinery employs the talo-phosphatation and ion exchange resin technologies to purify sugar to internationally accepted quality standards.
DSR sugar refinery is located in Lagos, at Nigeria's largest port the Apapa Wharf
DSR is Nigeria's controls a dominant market position in the sugar refining sub sector of the Nigerian food & Beverage Industry.
Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc shares is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)