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Corporate profile


  • Südzucker is a multinational corporation whose sugar, special products and fruit segments are key food industry players, while its CropEnergies segment is the EU's leading bioethanol producer.
  • In the traditional sugar business, the group is currently operating 29 sugar factories and two refineries in Europe.
  • 19,200 employees
  • € 6.8 billion annual revenues
  • Sugar production: 4.7 million tonnes
  • Formation 1926
  • Legal form: stock corporation under German law
  • Main shareholder:
    sugar beet farmers, via Süddeutsche Zuckerrübenverwertungs-Genossenschaft eG (SZVG), holding 56 % of the share capital.

Annual report

Annual report 2018/19 (PDF, 9.58 MB)

Company profile

Company profile 2019 (PDF, 9.35 MB)