Ellgia wins British Sugar contract

Waste management company Ellgia Recycling has been awarded the national contract to provide British Sugar with its waste management and recycling services, it was announced on Monday (4 June).

British Sugar is the leading producer of sugar for the British and Irish food and beverage markets, processing around eight million tonnes of sugar beet and producing up to 1.4 million tonnes of sugar each year.Ellgia wins British Sugar contract

Ellgia expressed ‘delight’ at having been chosen as British Sugar’s waste and recycling partner and aims to work with the company to provide a service that will deliver efficient, measurable, cost-effective and environmentally-friendly solutions. British Sugar hopes to see the partnership help the company make progress towards its target of zero non-hazardous waste to landfill.

The long-term contract has already commenced and sees Ellgia working at British Sugar’s six major sites in Peterborough, Wissington, Bury St Edmunds, Cantley, Newark and Bardney.

Commenting on the announcement, Joe Hemsley-Rudd, Ellgia's Sales and Marketing Director, said: “Ellgia is delighted to be entering into this exciting new partnership with one of the leading UK’s brands in British Sugar. This partnership is a powerful endorsement of the Ellgia brand to showcase our ability to deliver our first-class and industry-leading complete service.”

You can find out more about Ellgia on the company’s website.