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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 begins 2020-2021 sugarbeet slicing campaign

By |2020-08-11T21:27:05+00:00August 11th, 2020|Featured Story, Front Page, Top Story|

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 |2020-08-11T21:28:03+00:00June 20th, 2020|Featured Story, 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 [...]

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 [...]

Michigan Sugar Company launches podcast called ‘Grounded’

By |2020-04-23T12:25:47+00:00September 4th, 2019|Featured Story, Front Page|

First episode features interview with former company President Ernest Flegenheimer BAY CITY – In an effort to enhance communications with its grower-owners and employees and to expand its storytelling platform with the public, Michigan Sugar Company this week launched its first podcast. Titled “Grounded,” the podcast is hosted by Jim [...]

Michigan Sugar Co., Saginaw Spirit team up on Sweet Shot of the Game

By |2019-09-04T16:53:58+00:00September 6th, 2018|Featured Story, Front Page|

Partnership to benefit Rescue Ministries of Mid-Michigan BAY CITY – Michigan Sugar Company is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Saginaw Spirit hockey team for the 2018-2019 season. As part of the partnership, Michigan Sugar will become the presenting sponsor of the “Sweet Shot of the Game” announced [...]

Michigan Sugar Company thanks Congressional leaders for helping defeat anti-sugar amendment

By |2019-09-04T18:59:37+00:00May 18th, 2018|Community, Featured Story|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 18, 2018 Contact: Rob Clark, Michigan Sugar Company, 989-686-0161 10 Michigan delegates of U.S. House of Representatives vote against amendment harmful to family farms BAY CITY – Ten Michigan lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, May 17, played a critical role in [...]

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