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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 [...]

Jim Martin Retires as Director of Engineering after 30 years at Michigan Sugar Company

By |2021-01-04T13:10:22+00:00January 4th, 2021|Featured Story, Front Page, Top Story|

By Rob Clark, Director of Communications and Community Relations When Jim Martin was a kid, he loved to tear stuff apart to see how it worked before putting it back together. He carried that same level of curiosity into his professional career, working first as an engineer for General Motors [...]

Michigan Sugar Company donates sugar to 65 area food pantries

By |2020-11-09T18:49:31+00:00November 9th, 2020|Front Page, Top Story|

20,800 pounds distributed Monday, Nov. 9, in partnership with United Way of Bay County, Hidden Harvest BAY CITY, MICHIGAN - It is always wonderful when you can "Live United" while "Making Life Sweeter" at the same time. Throw in some near-perfect early November weather and you've got yourself a pretty [...]

Michigan Sugar Company begins 2020-2021 sugarbeet slicing campaign

By |2021-03-19T01:29:41+00:00August 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Caro and Croswell factories to start Aug. 12; Bay City and Sebewaing factories Aug. 17 BAY CITY – Michigan Sugar Company begins its 2020-2021 sugarbeet harvest on Tuesday, Aug. 11, with beets being received at the company’s factories in Caro and Croswell, both of which are set to begin slicing [...]

Shaelynn Lavrack of Montrose crowned 2020 Michigan Sugar Queen

By |2021-04-16T15:42:23+00:00June 20th, 2020|Front Page|

Haley Bell of Bay City, Alayna Celestini of Macomb  crowned Queen’s Court Attendants BAY CITY, MICHIGAN – Shaelynn Lavrack of Montrose was crowned the 2020 Michigan Sugar Queen during a private ceremony held Friday, June 19, at Michigan Sugar Company’s headquarters at Uptown Bay City. The private ceremony took place [...]

Michigan Sugar welcome sign features old piece of farm equipment with a side of history

By |2020-06-11T14:25:28+00:00June 10th, 2020|Featured Story, Front Page|

Brinkman family delivered first load of sugarbeets to Caro factory in 1899 By Rob Clark, Director of Communications and Community Relations Michigan Sugar Company CARO, MICHIGAN – Outside Michigan Sugar Company’s agriculture office in the small community of Caro, Michigan – just a stone’s throw from the oldest sugarbeet processing [...]

A message from Michigan Sugar Company President and CEO Mark Flegenheimer

By |2020-06-02T19:34:44+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Front Page|

The following letter from Michigan Sugar Company President and CEO Mark S. Flegenheimer was sent to all employees of the cooperative on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. Dear Fellow Employees: Over the last couple of months and weeks I have written to you about COVID-19 and the adjustments we made to [...]

Michigan Sugar announces results from 2019-2020 sugarbeet slicing campaign

By |2020-04-27T13:12:24+00:00April 27th, 2020|Featured Story, Front Page|

Local cooperative sliced 4.1 million tons of beets, produced more than 1 billion pounds of sugar BAY CITY, MICHIGAN – Michigan Sugar Company this month wrapped up its 2019-2020 sugarbeet slicing campaign at its factories in Bay City, Caro, Croswell and Sebewaing. This year’s campaign started in early September and [...]

Michigan Sugar Company introducing new look for Pioneer Sugar bags

By |2020-04-23T12:20:21+00:00April 23rd, 2020|Front Page, Top Story, Uncategorized|

New red bags filled with all-natural white granulated, brown and powdered sugar to begin hitting store shelves this month BAY CITY, MICHIGAN – Michigan Sugar Company this month begins rolling out a new line of red colored Pioneer Sugar bags for retail customers. The red bags have blue and white [...]

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