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EAST GRAND FORKS FACTORY SPECS

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Location
Physical Location: Business Highway 2, East Grand Forks, MN
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 357, East Grand Forks, MN 56721
 
Capacity
Annual Beet Slice 2,300,000 tons
Average Beet Slice per day in campaign 9,300 tons
Annual Sugar Production 8,300,000 cwt.
Average sugar production per day in campaign 26,000 cwt.
Number of Slice Campaign Days 250 days
Number of Juice Campaign Days 50-70 days
 
History
Year Built : 1926

Major Renovations/upgrades/additions:

1998 - Tower Diffuser

2000 - Juice Purification

Employment
Number of year round employees : 228
Number of campaign employees :

75

Total number of employees: 303
 
Agricultural Information
Number of shareholders producing: 618
Number of acres planted:

108,964 acres

Tons of beets produced: 2,190,386 tons
Piling Locations: EGF, Ardoch, Oslo, Alvarado, Argyle, Voss.
 
Packaging / Warehousing
Number of different labels and products packaged: 50 and 100 pound bags, and totes
Hundredweight packaged : 2.35 Million cwt. packaged
Hundredweight bulk shipments: 5.95 Million cwt.
 
By-products sold annually
Bulk Pulp pellets: 123,000 tons (cattle feed in Europe and Japan)
Molasses: 173,000 tons (cattle feed, fermentation and binding agent)
 
Community
Size of Community: 7,000