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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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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