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HILLSBORO FACTORY SPECS

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Location
Physical Location: Highway 81 North, Hillsboro, ND
Mailing Address: 121 Highway 81 NE, Hillsboro, ND 58045
 
Capacity
Annual Beet Slice 2,000,000 tons
Average Beet Slice per day in campaign 8,200 tons
Annual Sugar Production 7,500,000 cwt.
Average sugar production per day in campaign 21,500 cwt.
Number of Slice Campaign Days 250 days
Number of Juice Campaign Days 80 – 90 days
 
History
Year Built: 1973

Major Renovations/upgrades/additions:
1997 - Factory Expansion, (new diffuser, carb, water treatment)

1998 - Molasses Desugarization Plant

Employment
Number of year round employees: 235
Number of campaign employees: 51
Total number of employees: 286
 
Agricultural Information
Number of shareholders producing: 492 
Number of acres planted: 70,757 acres
Tons of beets produced: 1,402,421 tons
Piling Locations: Hillsboro, Midway, Ada (north), Ada (west), Waukon, Reynolds.
 
Packaging / Warehousing
Number of different labels and products packaged: 24 lables, 4 pound packages
Hundredweight packaged: 1 Million cwt. packaged
Hundredweight bulk shipments: 6.5 Million cwt.
 
By-products sold annually
Bulk Pulp pellets: 96,000 tons (cattle feed in USA, Europe and Japan)
Molasses: 100,000 tons (cattle feed & fermentation)
Community
Size of Community: 1,500