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Tereos in brief

As the world’s 3rd largest sugar producer, Tereos specializes in the processing of sugarbeets, sugarcane, and cereal grains. The Group has leading positions in the alcohol market (No. 1 in Europe) and the starch market (No. 3 in Europe). Tereos operates 49 industrial units and has 24,000 employees on four continents. In 2015-2016, the Group posted sales of EUR 4.2 billion.

As a cooperative group, Tereos brings together 12,000 cooperative members, all acting towards a long-term vision: adding value to agricultural raw products and developing quality food products.

Tereos in figures (2014-2015)


  • Turnover: € 4,2 billion 
  • Number of plants: 49 located in Europe, South America, Africa & Asia
  • Number of employees: 24,000


Long-term commitment, proximity, openness and entrepreneurial spirit are VALUES shared by all  the Tereos Group’s employees and cooperative members. These values structure its cooperative model and underpin its strategy. Tereos’ strategy is guided by generating value over the long term for its cooperative members’ production. The cooperative vision developed by Tereos combines stability and dynamic development. It enables the Group to deploy a development strategy that is in line with the challenges of market consolidation and globalisation. Tereos is committed to ensuring strong links between the upstream agricultural section and industrial processing and ensures their supply of product ranging, from agricultural raw materials through to processed finished products.

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Tereos Internacional represents Tereos Group's assets related to sugarcane and cereals processing. 

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