Cristalco, one of the European leaders in the sale of sugar, alcohol and bioethanol market, is strengthening its activity with the creation of a Feed business unit dedicated to the marketing of sugar and distillery by-products destined for animal feed and the fermentation industry.
For the year 2023/24, Cristalco plans to market 500,000 tonnes of beet pulp, wheat distillers and molasses produced by the Cristal Union Group with its Prodéva and Sidésup subsidiaries.
The first deliveries in France and Europe will be made in October 2023. In the medium-term, the objective is to develop tailor-made products to meet the specific needs and requirements of the livestock and fermentation.
The business activity of Cristalco’s Feed business unit will be dedicated specifically to the animal feed and fermentation markets, using by-products of the Cristal Union Group. In parallel, the group will continue to allocate part of its beet pulps to both its cooperative members and its carbon neutral strategy producing biobased energy in its sugar factories.
Ludovic Brasset, current Head of Cristalco’s BtoB sugar division, takes over as Head of the Feed business unit at the beginning of April 2023.
Ludovic Brasset Head of Cristalco’s Feed business unit
After having participated in the excellent development of BtoB sugar in Europe, it is a wonderful challenge to integrate Feed into Cristalco. The Group's ability to produce and adapt to customer needs is a powerful asset in today's markets.
Stanislas Bouchard Managing Director of Cristalco and Deputy Managing Director of Cristal Union
The creation of a Feed business unit within Cristalco will allow us to meet the specific requirements of the animal feed and fermentation markets, while adjusting to the agricultural and industrial needs of the Cristal Union Group.
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Cristalco markets and sells beet and cane sugar, ethyl alcohol from beet and wheat, conventional and advanced bioethanol and ingredients made from the stevia plant. A responsible and sustainable partner, Cristalco is an international company with local roots, but open to the world, and present in 80 countries with over 1,000 product lines. Cristalco is the commercial subsidiary of the CRISTAL UNION and LESAFFRE Frères cooperative groups.