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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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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