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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 [...]

Michigan Sugar Company distributes restaurant gift cards to employees

By |2020-04-23T12:19:41+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Featured Story, Front Page|

More than 2,600 gift cards handed out to thank workers, boost local economies BAY CITY – Michigan Sugar Company this week distributed more than 2,600 restaurant gift cards to its employees as a way to say “thank-you” and provide a much-needed boost to local businesses. Each of the company’s approximately [...]

Joan Gerhardt wins first place at French Toast Frenzy

By |2020-03-11T13:59:35+00:00February 12th, 2020|Front Page, Uncategorized|

SAGINAW – Joan Gerhardt returned to the winner's circle, taking first place at the 2020 French Toast Frenzy culinary competition with her “Ultimate Sweet and Savory French Toast." The event - a cooking competition sponsored by Michigan Sugar Company, WSGW and The Maytag Store - took place Wednesday, Feb. 12, [...]

Katie Reder of Midland wins Grand Prize at 2020 All Things Chocolate baking competition

By |2020-04-23T12:24:13+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

FRANKENMUTH –The second time around proved to be gold for Katie Reder of Midland, whose Chocolate Cherry Truffle Cookies won the grand prize - a trip to Mackinac Island - at the 2020 All Things Chocolate baking competition held on opening day of this year's Zehnder's Snowfest in Frankenmuth. Reder's [...]

MSC elects new directors, honors two for service

By |2020-04-23T12:24:51+00:00January 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Dean Haubenstricker, Mike Leen join co-op’s 13-member Board of Directors; Adam Herford elected Chairman BAY CITY – Two new faces have joined the Michigan Sugar Company Board of Directors, two outgoing directors were recently honored for their service and a new slate of board officers – including a new Board [...]

Cheryl Williams of Bay City wins 2019 Cupcake Throwdown

By |2020-04-23T12:26:14+00:00December 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

SAGINAW – Cheryl Williams captured the cupcake crown winning first place at the 2019 Cupcake Throwdown, a baking competition sponsored by Michigan Sugar Company, WSGW and The Maytag Store. Williams, of Bay City, baked up "A Cupcake of Sunshine" during the competition, which was held Wednesday, Dec. 11, at The [...]

Chefs take home top prizes at annual Zehnder’s Squashtoberfest competition

By |2020-03-06T14:55:54+00:00November 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

FRANKENMUTH – Chefs and bakers from across Michigan competed Monday, Oct. 28, at the annual Zehnder’s Squashtoberfest at Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth. The contest was sponsored by Zehnder’s, WSGW, Tomac Pumpkin Patch, Le Creuset and Michigan Sugar Company. Thirty participants took part in the event, competing in three categories: Soup, Sweet [...]

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