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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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