Press Releases

Press Releases

American Crystal Sugar Company Names Borgen Vice President – Administration

Posted: May 12, 2014

MOORHEAD, MINN. – May 12, 2014 – Lisa Borgen has been named Vice President – Administration at American Crystal Sugar Company. Borgen’s responsibilities in this position will include Human Resources, Public Relations and Information Technology. She will begin working at the Company on June 16, 2014.

ITC: Dumped Mexican Sugar Harming U.S. Farmers, Taxpayers

Posted: May 09, 2014

WASHINGTON—American businesses and taxpayers have been harmed by the unfair trading practices of Mexico’s sugar industry, which has dumped subsidized sugar onto the U.S. market, according to a preliminary ruling today by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).

U.S. Sugar Producers File Antidumping, Subsidy Cases Against Mexico

Posted: March 28, 2014

WASHINGTON—America’s sugar producers today asked the United States government to take corrective action against Mexico’s sugar industry for dumping subsidized sugar onto the U.S. market and inflicting harm on U.S. growers and taxpayers.

American Crystal Sugar Company Announces Changes to Management Structure

Posted: January 17, 2014

MOORHEAD, MINN. – January 17, 2014 – American Crystal Sugar Company today announced the following changes to its management structure, which will be effective immediately

Sidney Sugars Incorporated Reaches Contract Agreement with BCTGM Union Employees

Posted: April 20, 2012

Sidney, MT — On April 18, 2012, members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers Union Local 285G (BCTGM) voted to ratify a contract with Sidney Sugars Incorporated (SSI), a beet sugar processing company located in Sidney, MT.

American Crystal Board Elects Green Chairman

Posted: December 01, 2011

MOORHEAD, MINN. – December 1, 2011 – Robert Green, 57, St. Thomas, ND was elected chairman at American Crystal Sugar Company’s December 1 Board Reorganization meeting following the cooperative’s annual meeting. A director since 2005 representing the Drayton District, he has been a sugarbeet grower since 1976. Green also serves as a director for the American Sugarbeet Growers Association and served 12 years as a director of the Red River Valley Sugarbeet Growers Association.

American Crystal's Good Faith Negotiations Affirmed Again

Posted: November 21, 2011

MOORHEAD, Minn.American Crystal learned today thathe National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) denied an appeal made by the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) Local 167G of an earlier dismissal of their claim that the Company failed to bargain in good faith.

NLRB Ruling

Posted: September 28, 2011

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has dismissed the charge by the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) Local 167G that American Crystal Sugar Company failed to negotiate in good faith. In dismissing the charge, the NLRB cited several specific examples of American Crystal’s efforts to negotiate in good faith as well as examples of the BCTGM’s unwillingness to negotiate.

Clay County and American Crystal Reach Property Tax Accord

Posted: June 16, 2011

June 16, 2011 — Clay County and American Crystal Sugar Company have reached a settlement regarding their longstanding dispute over the property tax valuation of the Company’s factory, technical services center and corporate headquarters in Moorhead, Minn. The agreement was reached by both parties earlier this month and ratified this week by the Clay County Board of Commissioners and the Moorhead City Council.

American Crystal Board Approves Roundup Ready Planting

Posted: March 30, 2011

MOORHEAD, MINN. – March 30, 2011 - American Crystal Sugar Company Board of Directors today authorized the planting of Roundup Ready® sugarbeet varieties for the 2011 growing season.