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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, [...]

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 [...]

Channon Turrell of Imlay City crowned 2019 Michigan Sugar Queen

By |2019-09-04T16:53:57+00:00June 14th, 2019|Community, Front Page|

Linde Bolle, Emily Jaremba crowned Queen’s Court Attendants at 55th annual Michigan Sugar Festival SEBEWAING – Channon Turrell of Imlay City was crowned the 2019 Michigan Sugar Queen during a ceremony held Friday, June 14, as part of the 55th annual Michigan Sugar Festival in Sebewaing. Turrell, 20, is a [...]

Joan Gerhardt of Saginaw captures first place at 2019 Summer Salad Spectacular

By |2019-09-04T16:53:57+00:00May 16th, 2019|Culinary, Front Page|

Here are the recipes from the May 15 competition featuring six local chefs SAGINAW – Joan Gerhardt says her spinach salad is a must have at all her family events, hence the salad’s name – “Joan’s Family Favorite Spinach Salad.” That salad also was the favorite among a panel of [...]

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 [...]