Pantaleon celebrates 170 years of responsibly transforming resources
Founded in 1849, Pantaleon is an agro industrial organization that transforms sugarcane into sugar, molasses, alcohols and energy. It employs more than 20,700 people and operates in Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Chile, Brazil and the United States.
The group takes pride in its high performance culture and long-term vision based on core values forged by the same family conglomerate that holds the business since its origin.
Pantaleon began its operations on the south coast of Guatemala in 1849 and gradually expanded, becoming a leading Latin American enterprise of great relevance in the international market. Today, Pantaleon has an annual production of 1.24 million tons of sugar and by-products. Its products reach local markets and more than 46 export destinations.
Its business strategy focuses on sustainable operational excellence, with significant focus on the well-being of its people and investment on innovation and technology that contributes to efficiencies in the company’s agricultural and industrial processes. Pantaleon’s efforts to produce high quality products throughout its value chain have gained international recognition, including 27 international certifications.
Every year, the company publishes a Responsible Development Report based on Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards and includes all the information pertaining to its sustainability practices. The report is available here.