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Florida Crystals

(Private)  
Food
1,000 - 2,500 employees  |  
Overview
Florida Crystals Corporation, a sugarcane company, engages in farming, milling, packaging, and distributing sugar cane and rice. The company offers organic and natural sugar products, such as organic and natural cane, and demerara cane products. It sells products through food stores, super centers, and grocery stores. The company was founded in 1960 and is based in West Palm Beach, Florida. Florida Crystals Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Flo-Sun Incorporated.
Our Story
Florida Crystals began as a modest farming operation in 1960 in Palm Beach County, Florida and has evolved as a fully integrated sugarcane company. Today, the company's 2,000 employees take Florida Crystals® natural products from planting and harvesting through milling, packaging and distribution to markets across the country.

The Company's milestones have included industry "firsts" and advances in operations and technologies that keep Florida Crystals responsive to consumers' needs:


  • First fully integrated sugarcane company in the United States, taking
    products from its farms to your table.

  • First domestic sugarcane company to produce certified organic sugar.

  • Introduction of unique recyclable, plastic canister packaging.

  • Pioneered organic rice production in Florida.

Florida Crystals owns 180,000 acres of land, operates two sugar mills, a rice mill, a refinery, its own packaging and distribution center, and a renewable energy facility, which provides electricity for its operations as well as 43,000 homes.


Florida Crystals' and its affiliates operations include:

  • Farming - The company grows sugar cane and rice as a rotation crop.

  • Milling - Okeelanta is the largest mill with a capacity of 22,000 tons per day. The Osceola mill has a daily grinding capacity of 13,500 tons. The Sem-Chi rice mill produces a full line of premium rice products, including about half the white rice consumed in the South Florida market.