One of the pioneers of sugar industry in the Northeast of Thailand, Khun Vichien Tangtongwechakit initiated cane growing practices and encouraged farmers to grow cane in Buriram Province. Since then, our journey has started. In 1964, sahathairungruang Sugar Co., Ltd. was established, with 2 million Baht registered capital, to produce raw sugar. The crushing capacity at that time was merely 3,000 Tons Cane per Day (TCD).
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Buriram Sugar Factory Company Limited "BSF was registered in 2003 with 1 Million Baht of registered capital. In 2010 and 2011, BSF increased registered capital to 990,637,000 Baht and 1,050,000,000 Baht respectively. BSF received the transfer of the employees in various departments, the sugar manufacturing and distribution license, the factory license, the brand, and the electricity production and generation license from BRR which currently holds 99.90% of the total shares.
BSF conducts sugar production and distribution business. Its factory is located on 237 Moo. 2, Hinlekfai Sub-District, Kumueang District, Buriram Province and has been authorized production capability of 17,000 tons per day. In the crop year of 2015/16, the production capability was increased to 24,000 tons per day in order to support the increasing amount of cane crushing approximately 2.2 million tons in the crop year 2016/17, and 2.9 million tons in the crop year 2017/18. The distributed products can be divided into raw sugar and brown sugar for both domestic sales as well as international sales. In addition to sugar production, BSF can generate electricity from steam which is by-product of sugar manufacturing, approximately 14.5-15 MW of the maximum capacity of 18.5 MW to use in the sugar factory area.