CSR: A Large, Diversified Company with a Long History of Operations in Australia and New Zealand

3 pages | 600 words

The Colonial Sugar Refining Company (CSR) is an Australian sugar refining company with a long history of international expansion and diversification. In recent years, CSR has made a number of strategic decisions aimed at growing its business, including expanding into the Australian sugar farming business and increasing its presence in the New Zealand sugar market. These decisions have been driven by the company's desire to increase its exposure to global sweetener markets and diversify its earnings away from cyclical building materials markets.