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Aunt Sugar’s Farm & Uncle Pickle’s Barn gallery re-opened at Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum

By |2022-01-14T18:43:22+00:00January 14th, 2022|Featured Story, Front Page, Top Story|

Michigan Sugar Company, Hausbeck Pickles & Peppers led major upgrade to play area for kids SAGINAW, MICHIGAN – Excitement is brewing at the Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum in Saginaw as officials have re-opened a beloved gallery where kids can play while learning the story of agriculture in the Great Lakes Bay [...]

Michigan Sugar Company’s Record Sugarbeet Crop Continues to Grow

By |2021-11-10T20:12:01+00:00November 10th, 2021|Featured Story, Front Page, Top Story|

Cooperative asks growers to leave additional acres in the field through volunteer program Nov. 10, 2021 BAY CITY, MICHIGAN – Michigan Sugar Company officials know this year’s sugarbeet harvest is going to set a record in terms of tons per acre. By how much this year’s numbers surpass the previous [...]

Michigan Sugar Company anticipates record crop as full beet harvest begins

By |2021-10-21T20:42:30+00:00October 21st, 2021|Featured Story, Front Page, Top Story|

Permanent piling gets underway Oct. 22; officials predicting a yield of 34 tons per acre BAY CITY – As Michigan Sugar Company begins the full harvest of its 2021 sugarbeet crop on Friday, Oct. 22, co-op officials are predicting a potential record yield of 34 tons per acre, up from [...]

Michigan Sugar Company employees building better lives through apprenticeship programs

By |2021-10-12T14:57:22+00:00October 12th, 2021|Featured Story, Front Page|

VP of Operations: ‘Investing in employees … is part of our DNA here’ When Will Rabun joined the Factory Electrician/Instrumentation Technician Apprenticeship Program at Michigan Sugar Company in May 2020, he was looking to carve out a better life for himself and his family. Rabun, 31, planted his career at [...]

Michigan Sugar Company investing $65+ million to build desugarization facility at Bay City factory

By |2021-08-24T18:54:14+00:00August 24th, 2021|Featured Story, Front Page, Top Story|

Cooperative will produce up to 80 million more pounds of sugar annually from molasses MONITOR TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN – Michigan Sugar Company today announced plans to invest more than $65 million to construct a desugarization facility at its factory located at 2600 S. Euclid Ave. in Bay County’s Monitor Township (commonly [...]

Ally Kemp of Unionville crowned 2021 Michigan Sugar Queen

By |2021-06-21T20:02:35+00:00June 21st, 2021|Featured Story, Front Page, Top Story|

Kenna Karst of Frankenmuth, Raven Wieland of Pinconning  crowned Queen’s Court Attendants BAY CITY, MICHIGAN – Ally Kemp of Unionville was crowned the 2021 Michigan Sugar Queen during a ceremony held Friday, June 18, at Michigan Sugar Company’s headquarters at Uptown Bay City. Kemp, 19, is a graduate of Unionville-Sebewaing [...]

Michigan Sugar launches redesigned brand website at pioneersugar.com

By |2021-06-02T13:24:27+00:00June 2nd, 2021|Featured Story, Front Page, Top Story|

Michigan Sugar Company has launched a redesigned brand website at www.pioneersugar.com. The site includes information about our pure, all-natural white granulated, Golden Light Brown and Dark Brown, and Confectioners Powdered Pioneer Sugar, as well as profiles about our grower-owners, our farm-to-table story, and a helpful directory of retail locations where [...]

New mural at Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum helps tell agriculture’s story

By |2021-04-23T19:48:12+00:00April 23rd, 2021|Featured Story, Front Page|

Artist’s work is first step in upgrades to Aunt Sugar’s Farm & Uncle Pickle’s Barn gallery SAGINAW, MICHIGAN – A new mural that helps tell the story of agriculture in Michigan and the Great Lakes Bay Region is now a permanent part of the Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum. The mural, painted [...]

Jim Kurish Celebrating 50 Years at Michigan Sugar Company’s Caro Factory

By |2021-04-16T15:43:37+00:00April 16th, 2021|Featured Story, Front Page, Top Story|

Caro native says he has no plans to retire anytime soon By Rob Clark, Director of Communications and Community Relations CARO, MICHIGAN – “Extended family.” That’s what Jim Kurish calls his co-workers at Michigan Sugar Company’s sugarbeet processing factory in Caro. And as he celebrates his 50th year of employment [...]

Michigan Sugar Company Wraps Up 2020-2021 Sugarbeet Slicing Campaign

By |2021-03-19T01:26:08+00:00March 19th, 2021|Front Page, Top Story|

Cooperative sliced 4.2 million tons of beets, will produce nearly 1.3 billion pounds of sugar BAY CITY, MICHIGAN – Michigan Sugar Company has concluded its 2020-2021 sugarbeet slicing campaign at its factories in Bay City, Caro, Croswell, and Sebewaing. This year’s campaign started in mid-August and wrapped up the week [...]

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