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Monday, March 28, 2011

Pepe Fanjul, Florida Crystals Corporation sugar executive and philanthropist

This is a sponsored guest post written by Florida Crystals on behalf of Florida Crystals. Post powered by Sponzai.

Jose Fanjul, also known as Pepe Fanjul, is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, President, and Chief Operating Officer of Fanjul Corp. and its subsidiary Florida Crystals Corporation. Both businesses are involved in the production of sugar, including all aspects from farming, milling, refining, packaging and delivery.

Headquartered in Palm Beach County, Florida, Florida Crystals farms 187,000 acres of land, where the company also owns and operates two sugar mills, a sugar refinery, a rice mill, a packaging and distribution center and North America’s largest biomass power plant.The company’s renewable energy facility produces clean energy from leftover sugar cane fiber, called bagasse, and urban wood waste, which powers the company’s sugar operation as well as tens of thousands of homes.

Florida Crystals subsidiary, American Sugar Refining, is the largest producer of refined sugar in the world.  American Sugar Refining owns and operates refineries in the United States, Canada, Mexico, England and Portugal.  Its sugars are sold under the brands Domino®, C&H®, Redpath® and Tate & Lyle®.

Pepe Fanjul is the President of the Executive Committee and Vice Chairman of Central Romana Corporation, Ltd. Central Romana is the largest private company in the Dominican Republic and is principally involved in sugar production on its 240,000 acres of land.

Central Romana is alsoinvolved in cattle, real estate and tourism. It owns the Casa de Campo resort, a globally celebrated luxuryresort that attracts golfers and sports lovers worldwide.

The reach of the company extends to Belgium, where it manufactures an industrial chemical known as furfural.

In addition to being a prominent businessman, Pepe Fanjul strongly believes in philanthropy and donates his time and resources to not for profit organizations like New Hope Charities, which helps children and families in rural communities.

1 comment:

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