concepcionpantaleon

Ingenio Concepción / Pantaleón

History Pantaleón Sugar Holdings is an organization dedicated to transform resources responsible for the production of cane sugar, molasses, alcohols and electricity. Operating six mills, and two distilleries in five different countries of America: Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Brazil. Employees During harvest: over 15,000 direct jobs No-harvest: more than 11,000 direct jobs. Products Raw…

palogordo

Ingenio Palo Gordo

History Palo Gordo mill, formerly a farm of approximately 1,895.67 acres located in Guatemala, Central America, near the town of San Antonio, department of Suchitepéquez. In 1929, it was bought by the Central American Plantations Corporation -CAPCO-. Employees During Harvest: over 5,100 direct jobs No-harvest: more than 3,600 direct jobs. Products Raw sugar Standar sugar…

madretierra

Ingenio Madre Tierra

History The farm ‘Madre Tierra’, located in the community of Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa, department of Escuintla, produced coffee and owned a few cattle heads when it was owned by José Francis. Until 1962, he began with the sugarcane plantation. In 1963, Rudy Weissenberg Martínez and his sister Pilar bought the farm Madre Tierra, with the…

santaana

Ingenio Santa Ana

History Santa Ana mill was established in 1968. The first production of 154,000 tons of grinded sugarcane took place in 1969, producing 11,000 tons of sugar in 136 days. During the period 1977-1978 the production and harvest of sugarcane begins. In 1984, the amount of 46,000 MT of packed sugar was exceeded with 500,000 tons…

magdalena

Ingenio Magdalena

History In the early 80’s, the Magdalena mill was relocated in the farm Finca Buganvilia (current location). Previously, Ingenio Magdalena was installed on the farm Finca Magdalena. With the management renovations a period of continuous growth begins. The production between 1990-1991 the harvest is doubled, reaching a production of 105.855 MT of sugar. In the…

pilar

Ingenio El Pilar

History El Pilar mill was established on December 1975 in “La Esperanza”, San Andrés Villa Seca, department of Retalhuleu. In 1983, it attained its first production of 46,000 MT of sugar; in the harvest between the years 95-96 it reached second place production nationwide. Today, it is producing 258,000 MT of sugar of which a…

DCIM100GOPRO

Ingenio Trinidad

History The history of San Diego mill goes back to 1887, with the purchase of the farm San Diego and the beginning of artisan sugar production and since 1901, the production of spun sugar. In 1943, the Vila family acquired this fine farm. The first challenge that the family noticed was the construction of a…

union

Ingenio La Unión

History Something that began as an adventure in the 1950´s would turn into one of the most important agro industries in Guatemala. This was the starting point of a family company´s effort which would lead to the founding of the mill Ingenio La Union in 1959, with a first harvest production of 5,300 MT of…

sonrisa

Ingenio La Sonrisa

History La Sonrisa mill was established in 1958 by Ricardo Samperio Cortes. Among the mills in the Sugar Agro Industry of Guatemala, it is one of the smallest mills, located 72 kilometers from the capital city, south east of the country, jurisdiction of Cuilapa, department of Santa Rosa. During the year of 1950, the farm…

tulula

Ingenio Tululá

History Tululá mill, in Quiché language means ‘the place of the zapotes or zapote tree‘. The Tululá mill was founded in 1904 where raw and white sugar and molasses were produced. In 2000 the mill began to cogenerate. We support vertical integration to the corporation Industrias Licoreras de Guatemala. We provide pure virgin honeys that…

santateresa

Ingenio Santa Teresa

Santa Teresa mill was established in 1864, in the Valley of Villa Canales, by JOSE MARIA ESCAMILLA LORENZANA, it is the oldest of all current operating mills in Guatemala….