Central Romana sets new record in refined sugar production
La Romana. – Central Romana set a new record by producing 188,812 short tons of refined sugar during the harvest of 2016-2017. This amount will ensure a stable supply to the national market consumption.
More than 3 million 520 thousand short tons of sugarcane were processed, for a production of 379,724 short tons of sugar.
There were also 23,727,400 gallons of molasses produced.
Central Romana, whose refining sugar production is certified since 2011 under ISO-9001 quality control from the British firm Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance, has in operation since last year three electrostatic precipitators in its boilers system that have reduced by 90% the emission of solid particles into the atmosphere.
It was reported at the time that the company had invested more 2.5 billion pesos in a period of three years, giving with these measures a firm step towards its commitment on protecting the environment.
Also during the first quarter of this year 2017 Central Romana was audited for the fourth consecutive year in its agricultural process under the standards of Pro-Terra, seeking an assessment in all its supply chain from the planting of sugarcane to sugar production, thus fulfilling the goals in corporate social responsibility.
This audit was issued by CERT-ID, a global organization that offers companies the transparency to inform consumers about the food products manufacture.