Posted: December 08, 2017
Curt Knutson, Fisher, Minn. was elected chairman at American Crystal Sugar Company’s Board of Directors reorganization meeting following the cooperative’s annual meeting held on December 7, 2017. Knutson was previously vice chairman and has been a director representing the Crookston Factory District since 2007. He has been a sugarbeet grower for 45 years. He also serves on the boards of United Sugars and Midwest Agri-Commodities.
Posted: December 04, 2017
MOORHEAD, MINN. – American Crystal Sugar Company has awarded six grants for a total of $24,000 to Red River Valley schools to support STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education. Grant recipients were selected through an application process that required schools to explain the educational rationale for projects and detail how projects would promote creativity, critical thinking, communication and collaboration among students. Eligible schools included all secondary schools throughout the Red River Valley region, where American Crystal’s 4,000-plus employees and stakeholders live and work.
Posted: December 06, 2016
MOORHEAD, MINN. – December 6, 2016 – Robert Green, St. Thomas, ND was re-elected chairman at American Crystal Sugar Company’s December 1 Board of Directors Reorganization meeting following the cooperative’s annual meeting.
Posted: October 06, 2016
David Berg, retired President & Chief Executive Officer of American Crystal Sugar Company, has been named the “Sugar Man of the Year – 2016”. A veteran of nearly three decades in the sugar industry, Berg will be presented with the Dyer Memorial Award at a ceremony in New York in December.
Posted: July 14, 2016
Good news! American Crystal Sugar Company is very pleased by the action in Congress today, July 14, 2016, in which the House of Representatives passed legislation to implement a nationwide GMO labeling standard for foods containing GMO ingredients.
Posted: June 21, 2016
(WASHINGTON)—The U.S. Beet Sugar Association announced today that
Brian Baenig will join the association as Executive Vice President on July
25. Baenig, the former Chief of Staff to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, will be promoted to the role of President on January 1, 2017, following the retirement of longtime President James W. Johnson.
Posted: March 09, 2016
MOORHEAD, MINN. – March 9, 2016 – The Board of Directors of American Crystal Sugar Company has elected Tom Astrup to be President of the Company. He will assume his new responsibilities effective immediately.
Posted: December 09, 2015
Robert Green, St. Thomas, ND was re-elected chairman at American Crystal Sugar Company’s Board of Directors reorganization meeting following the cooperative’s annual meeting held on December 3, 2015.
Posted: November 16, 2015
MONTGOMERY, ILL. – American Crystal and United Sugars Corporation (USC) today announced the ground breaking on a new bulk sugar storage and transfer facility in Montgomery, Illinois, 45 miles west of Chicago. Built and financed by American Crystal Sugar Company in Moorhead, MN, the $40 million facility will be operated by USC, who will manage the sales and distribution to customers in the area.
Posted: June 16, 2014
On June 16, 2014, American Crystal Sugar Company presented the Drayton Park District with a gift totaling $110,000 for the development and expansion of the Park District’s campgrounds.