Krajowa Spółka Cukrowa
Largest sugar producer expands in food sectorFood Brands
Originally Published in April 2017
Krajowa Spółka Cukrowa S.A. (KSC) is the largest sugar producer in Poland. Established in 2002, the company’s share in the domestic sugar market is close to 40 percent. It is one of the top 100 largest companies in Poland in terms of sales revenue and capital. With seven sugar manufacturing companies located in five Polish provinces, the company processes more than 5 million tons of sugar beet, which is grown on over 80,000 hectares and is supplied by over 15,000 growers. While KSC primarily works in the sugar industry, its subsidiaries operate in other sectors of the food market, including confectionary, fruit and vegetable processing, flour-milling and the potato industry.
KSC is one of Poland’s major food industry suppliers and delivers to well-known Polish and international firms. In addition to its diverse offer for various food industries, the company is also present in the consumer sector, with its Polski Cukier brand of sugar. It is offered in different types and sizes of packaging. The basic offer for consumers is white sugar in a 1 kg package, as well as premium white sugar and baking sugar. It also offers white sugar cubes, coarse sugar and powdered sugar for baking and decorating, as well as a range of brown sugars. The brand has strengthened its position in the market and continues to play a major role in the food sector in Poland and throughout Europe.
Krajowa Spółka Cukrowa processes more than 5 million tons of sugar beet, grown on over 80,000 hectares of land.
Fabryka Cukierków Pszczółka Sp. z o.o., a candy factory located in Lublin, is one of KSC’s subsidiary companies. One of its brands, Pszczółka , has a more than 60-year tradition in the industry. It produces more than 40 types of candy, which over the years have remained favorites for several generations of Poles. Equipped with the most modern production lines and a laboratory, the candy company is committed to satisfying consumers’ tastes.
Pszczółka produces chocolates, pralines, caramels, fudge and chocolate-covered cranberries, black currants, raisins and hazelnuts. Using original recipes based on years of tradition and experience, Pszczółka crafts tasty candies that change based on customers’ preferences. Made with the finest ingredients such as natural juices, quality chocolate and real honey, the candies have won numerous awards and can be found in shops around the world, including in the United States, Russia, China, Sweden and the United Arab Emirates.
Polskie Przetwory Sp. z o.o. in Włocławek is a production facility with more than 60 years of tradition. The company mainly produces tomato products. The key product line is ketchup, both plain and flavored, in mild and spicy versions. Other products in its offer are tomato paste and tomato juice. Ketchup and concentrate are also available in formats suitable for the food service industry. The company is developing its production for the B2B industry, in the range of vegetable purees, tomato concentrates and fruit purees. The company cooperates with local farmers and growers and plans to improve and expand its offer for the retail and food industries.
Przedsiębiorstwo Zbożowo-Młynarskie “PZZ” in Stoisław S.A. was founded in 1958. It has a modern complex consisting of mills and elevators, including Poland’s largest grain elevator, with a capacity of over 100,000 tons. The company buys more than 100,000 tons of grain annually, which is processed using modern technology according to the highest quality standards. The company offers a full range of products, such as various types of flour, groats, flakes and bran. In Poland, products for the retail market are sold under the brand name Młyny Stoisław. The company is a respected exporter. Flour and grain products for the B2B sector are sent to countries in the European Union. All Młyny Stoisław products are characterized by high-quality ingredients and modern manufacturing processes, highly specialized staff and strict quality control. The company has GMP+, IFS and REDcert quality certifications.
“TRZEMESZNO” Potato Industry Plant Limited Liability Company is the largest manufacturer of potato starch and potato protein feed in the Polish market. More than 100 years of tradition and experience, as well as a qualified team, high quality ingredients and cutting-edge technology guarantee its products’ high quality. Customers are the largest manufacturing companies in Poland and many foreign companies around the world. The company manufactures and sells potato starch in various types of packaging, from 0.5 kg up to 1,200 kg, as well as animal feed potato protein in 25 kg, 500 kg and 800 kg packages.