slidecontent_5

History

The Maryborough District was one of the first cane growing areas in Queensland. The first cane grown in Maryborough was in the garden of Baddow House by Edgar Thomas Aldridge. The first sugar manufactured in the district was in 1862 when John Buhot demonstrated sugar making using cane grown on John Eaton's plantation "Rose Hill Estate".

Following the success of this demonstration, a number of juice mills and plantations were established along Tinana Creek and the Mary River.  At one stage there were over 300 growers and three dozen juice mills. The Yengarie meat boiling down works was converted in 1866 to a sugar refinery and rum distillery using raw juice from the small mills being established throughout the district.

Maryborough Mill began in 1886 as a juice mill in the Island Plantation area. Following major flooding in the Mary River in 1893, the decision was made to relocate the mill to a "flood free" site 2 km from Maryborough and to upgrade the mill to produce raw sugar.  Production started in 1895 and has continued every year since. With the completion of the Maryborough Mill, the juice era ended and the Yengarie refinery closed down.

 

1864 John Buhot made the first sugar crystalized in Queensland using cane grown in the Botanic Gardens
1886 Maryborough began as a juice mill in the Island Plantation area
1893 Major flooding in the Mary River forced the relocation of Maryborough Mill 2km from Maryborough
1895 Production of raw sugar begins
1915 Incorporation
1955 Commencement of cane growing (after acquiring land at Iindah and Granville)
1956 Maryborough Mill listed on the Australian Stock Exchange
2006 Record Maryborough district sugar cane crop of 985,231 tonnes
  Record Maryborough sugar production of 132,387 tonnes
2008 Acquisition of The Mulgrave Central Mill Company Limited
2010 Joint venture entered into with Bundaberg Sugar Ltd
2011 Acquisition of South Johnstone and Tableland Mills after exercising option under Joint Venture Agreement
  Change of name to MSF Sugar Limited and relocation of head office to Gordonvale
2012 MSF Sugar Limited acquired 100% by Mitr Phol Sugar Corp Ltd
  MSF Sugar Limited delists from the Australian Securities Exchange
nmd runnner nmd runnner black nmd runnner white nmd runnner grey nmd runnner gs ultra boost ultra boost black ultra boost white ultra boost grey ultra boost gs ultra boost uncaged ultra boost uncaged black ultra boost uncaged white ultra boost uncaged grey ultra boost uncaged gs yeezy boost 350 yeezy boost 350 black yeezy boost 350 white yeezy boost 350 grey yeezy boost 350 gs yeezy boost 350 v2 yeezy boost 350 v2 black yeezy boost 350 v2 white yeezy boost 350 v2 grey yeezy boost 350 v2 gs yeezy boost 750 yeezy boost 750 black yeezy boost 750 white yeezy boost 750 grey yeezy boost 750 gs