Most American Crystal Sugar Co. farmers will lose money on the 2014 crop at current price projections, but company officials say things will improve next year.
David Berg, president and CEO for the Moorhead, Minn.-based co-op, told attendees at the company’s annual meeting Dec. 4 in Fargo that the $37 payment projection is “miserable.”
An Illinois man has sued American Crystal Sugar Co. and a construction company after he was severely burned and disfigured while he said he was trapped under an umbrella-shaped spray of scalding beet juice coming from a 25,000-gallon container.
The country’s largest beet sugar producer is fighting to stay out of a federal lawsuit between the sugar and corn industries.
American Crystal Sugar Co. and its CEO, David Berg, have both been subpoenaed by corn processors whose claims that high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is natural and nutritionally equal to table sugar have been called misleading.
Joe Talley, chief operating officer at American Crystal Sugar Co. and a central figure in the negotiations surrounding a company lockout of union workers, has resigned his position at the company effective Jan. 17.
FARGO, N.D. – Even though its growers will be paid about $370 million less for this year’s harvest compared to the one in 2012, the head of American Crystal Sugar Co. said Thursday he doesn’t expect sugar beet farmers to turn to other crops and abandon beets.
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