Central Azucarera de La Carlota Inc. (CACI) will commence milling operations for Crop Year 2018-2019 on Monday, its press release said.
CACI is the primary sugar manufacturing facility of Roxas Holdings Inc. in Negros Occidental, that also manages sugar mill Central Azucarera Don Pedro Inc. in Batangas and ethanol producers with subsidiaries in the bio-energy sector namely, Roxol Bio-energy Corp. and the San Carlos Bio-power Energy Inc. in Negros Occidental.
It said it will start accepting canes at the plantsite and in its transloading stations tomorrow. The transloading stations are located in La Castellana, Ma-ao, Himamaylan, Kabankalan, Goce, Canlaon, Mabinay, Inapoy, Tabu, and Barras.
CACI vice-president and general manager, Esteban Coscolluela, expressed optimism about the opportunities for the coming season. “After what has been a challenging year for the sugar industry, CACI will start the new season with renewed vigor and fresh directions as we look forward to accomplish new milestones and set new records,” he said in the press release.
He added that during the recent off-milling season, CACI has undertaken major equipment upgrades and operation streamlining to ensure optimum factory operations.
For inquiries, the planters may call 0998-5931651, 0998-5914790, or 0998-5914797, the press release added.*
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