Sunshine Sugar is the only 100% Australian owned producer of raw and refined sugar products. The sugar cane is grown in Northern NSW and processed there as well in 3 mills that we have probably all driven past in our travels - Condong, Broadwater and Harwood. Unfortunately there are no certified organic sugars refined in Australia, so Food Connect reckon this is the next best thing. Sunsine Sugar's farming footprint covers some 34,000 hectares with up to 2.4 million tonnes of cane grown and 275,000 tonnes of raw sugar produced each year. These operations contribute over 200 million dollars per annum to the northern rivers economy.Being 100% Australian owned, Sunshine Sugar is very proud to be the first refined sugar producer in the world to be awarded Bonsucro® certification. Bonsucro® promotes a global standard for improving the social, environmental and economic sustainability of sugar cane production and processing in order to contribute to a more sustainable future. We are also the only sugar milling and refining company 100% certified which means even farming practices of growers are certified encouraging sustainable farming and communities. You can read more at http://sunshinesugar.com.au/about-us/environment.html
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