Al Khaleej Sugar Co in Dubai Directory
Al Khaleej Sugar a standalone refinery, located in Dubai (United Arab Emirates), knows how sweet success can be. Started in 1995, it was the very first sugar refinery to be established in the Gulf Region, with a daily production capacity of 2,400 tons. Since then it has not looked back. With a current daily production capacity of over 4,800 tons, it has already achieved the status of the largest standalone sugar refinery in the world and it has placed Dubai on the world’s Sugar Map. In 2005, Al Khaleej Sugar hosted in Dubai, the Sugar Trade MENA Conference and the Sugar Industry Technologists’(SIT) conference. The refinery has continuously improved its operations to become one of the most energy efficient refineries in the world. The main products of the company are pure white refined sugar of different grain sizes produced in the state-of-the-art facilities located at Jebel Ali, Dubai. Sugar Syrup suitable mainly for use as cattle feed is produced as a by-product. The company also re-exports raw sugar to various end-users. Established in 1992 and operational since 1995, Al Khaleej Sugar Company (AKS) has been successful in placing itself at the very top of the Pyramid of all Standalone Sugar Refineries in the Globe. This was achieved within the span of 11 years of operation only! The Refinery is strategically located in Jebel Ali Port, to serve the Middle East, Asian Sub-Continent, African and Far East Markets. The refinery has is own berth (220 metres long) for unloading raw sugar from ships. The company added substantial capacity for raw sugar storage in 2004. A dome shaped store with a diameter of 176 meters and a height of 84 meters, is the largest structure in the world for such usage. With the addition of this new raw sugar store, the total storage capacity of raw sugar has increased to about 1.2 million MT. The company produces refined sugar of highest quality compliant with the norms specified by European Economic Community 2 (EEC-2). AKS produces three types of refined Sugar (Fine, Extra fine and Coarse) and one animal feed by-product (Sugar Syrup). AKS products are regularly exported to over 40 countries, including the regional countries in the Arabian Gulf Region. With a current daily production capacity of over 4,800 MT of Refined Sugar, AKS has already reached the status of being the Largest Stand Alone Sugar Refinery in the World. With the expected completion of the current expansion projects, it will be able to produce 7000 MT of Refined Sugar per day by the year 2007.
Address: P.O.Box 14415 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fax: 971.4.2956677 / 2958522