The ASR Group of companies have more than 150 years of experience producing sugar. Our expertise in every aspect of the cane sugar process is without equal. We are the largest vertically integrated cane sugar refiner in the world. Our nine refineries are found in five countries across the globe and collectively can produce more than six million tons of sugar. We also own and operate sugar mills in the United States, Mexico and Belize. As an expert in raw sugar procurement, our reach spans more than 40 countries. Our brands are leaders in their respective markets. We sell our branded and private label sugars, sweeteners and syrups are in the grocery, food service, industrial and pharmaceutical channels in the Americas, Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East, India and Asia. We also employ a sophisticated global supply chain management system to satisfy our customers, which include some of the most important food and retail companies on the planet. Our consulting and technical solutions team has completed more than 200 major projects in more than 130 countries, delivering customized solutions to growers, millers, refiners and manufacturers.
The expertise and commitment of every employee has enabled us to be the leading producer, marketer and distributor of high quality sweetener products in any market we serve. We strive to "delight our customer" every day though our service reliability and innovation and build on our heritage of being a company that values long-standing relationships, conducting its business ethically and with integrity.
For more than 100 years, our employees have taken pride in “Making Life a Little Sweeter” by providing our customers and consumers with quality service and sugar products. Our commitment to quality is essential to ASR Group’s continued success and the value of our multiple brands. Our employees adhere to some of the highest standards in the industry for production, processing, preparing and handling of food. Our facilities are routinely upgraded with the newest technologies, ensuring that our processes and protocols are standardized across our organization.
ASR Group companies seek to maintain their reputations as outstanding employers and to ensure high levels of employee commitment. Values are the heart and soul of our success. It’s not just about getting the job done – it’s about creating an environment of mutual respect. We are committed to fostering a work environment in which everyone is treated with respect and dignity. One where our employees will thrive. One where they not only take pride in our heritage, but also look to the future and work together to maintain ASR Group as the world’s leading sugar refiner. ASR Group strictly adheres to its business code of conduct and ethics to assure that all employees are afforded a safe and rewarding workplace.
Recognizing that our employees are the competitive advantage, we are committed to providing ASR Group employees with opportunities to develop their leadership skills and master their functional skills through various activities throughout the organization. Our employees are our front line to coming up with solutions that will not only help them work better, but also serve as the benchmark for other ASR Group locations. We also strongly believe in promoting from within. In turn, our people have shown their commitment to us. Many of our colleagues have made it their career to spearhead our group into the future as the leading sugar producer and become mentors to our next generation of leaders, striving to preserve and instill the values and special culture within each new colleague who joins the ASR Group family of companies.
ASR Group companies strive to maintain a workforce that represents many backgrounds, while remaining deeply committed to fostering an environment where the contributions of every employee, customer and vendor are valued and respected. Each ASR Group company is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to making all employment related decisions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other category protected by law. We comply with all applicable laws related to labor and employment matters.
Our employees show their dedication to ASR Group every day. We in turn, honor our employees by working hard to provide them with benefits and service options that can help them balance and plan their personal lives, allowing them to focus on their work. ASR Group offers competitive pay and benefits, including the following: medical, dental and vision insurance coverage, health and dependent care flexible spending accounts, life insurance, long-term care insurance, accident insurance and retirement benefit plans. In addition, ASR Group offers paid vacation and holidays, and tuition reimbursement.