Tate & Lyle plc (LSE: TATE) is a UK-based multinational agribusiness.

It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index as of 23 March 2009.

As of 1 July 2010, its iconic sugar refining and golden syrup business was sold to American Sugar Refining.

The company was formed in 1921 from a merger of two rival sugar refiners, Henry Tate & Sons and Abram Lyle & Sons.

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