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September 12, 2018

CACI starts milling Sept 17

Central Azucarera de La Carlota, Inc. (CACI) will commence milling operations for Crop Year 2018 –- 2019 on Monday, September 17.
CACI, the primary sugar manufacturing facility of Roxas Holdings, Inc. (RHI) in Negros Occidental, which also manages sugar mill Central Azucarera Don Pedro, Inc. (CADPI) in Batangas and ethanol producers Roxol Bioenergy Corporation (RBC) and San Carlos Bioenergy, Inc. (SCBI) in Negros Occidental, announced that it will start accepting canes at the plantsite and in its transloading stations on Sept. 15.  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 fresh directions as we look forward to set new records,” Mr. Coscolluela said.
Rolora Cuadra, Field Operations Department (FOD) Officer, shared that CACI ensures that its packages and incentives for planter-partners and clients are competitive.  “This crop year, we are making sure that our planter-partners and those who will mill with us will have the most value out of their canes,” Ms Cuadra said. 
Mr Coscolluela said CACI has undertaken major equipment upgrades and operation streamlining to ensure optimum factory operations.  “Last crop year, despite the industrywide dip in sugarcane production, CACI still managed to attain more than 90% of its target while the year before that, we achieved historical production figures.  With the upgrades and streamlining this year, we hope to meet our targets and deliver competitive incentives to our partners for their canes,” he said. 
For Planter concerns, you may get in touch with Rox Cuadra at 09985914790; Rey at 0998-593-1651 and Dan at 0998-591-4797.

Roxas Holdings, Inc. (RHI), a bio-sugar and bio-energy company, is the largest integrated sugar business in the Philippines. It manages sugar miller/refiner Central Azucarera Don Pedro, Inc. in Nasugbu, Batangas; San Carlos Bioenergy, Inc. in San Carlos, Negros Occidental; and RHI Agri-business Development Corporation.

RHI is listed in the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSEi: ROX). Further information can be obtained by visiting the web at