Deeply rooted in Louisiana history, M .A. Patout & Son, LTD, LLC is the oldest complete family owned and operated manufacturer of raw sugar in the United States. The company is composed of Enterprise Plantation along with three subsidiaries: Sterling Sugars, LLC, Raceland Raw Sugars, LLC and Patout Equipment Company, LLC. Enterprise Plantation, founded in 1825 by Simeon and Appoline Patout, is the original M. A. Patout & Son sugar plantation located in Patoutville, Lousiana. Sterling Sugars and Raceland Raw Sugars were acquired by M. A. Patout & Son in 1994 and 1996. The combined capacity of the three mills is 4,600,000 tons of cane annually. M.A. Patout & Son is continuously expanding the capacity and capability of all three facilities to produce the highest quality raw sugar and molasses from start to finish while maintaining top safety practices.