• Sugar Beet Processing Infographic

    A quick review of how sugar beets are processed into sugar.

  • There Are No “Added Sugars” in Sugar

    To clear up the confusion on “added sugars”, take a look at this.

  • A Look At Windsor’s Sugar Beet Heritage

    Western Sugar grower, Perry Wiedeman, who farms with his two sons, was featured in MyWindsor News Magazine.  Take a peak if you are interested in the history of the Windsor sugar beet industry.

  • Bite-Sized Tips on Portion Control

    This tip sheet provides an easy visual for portioning your plate as well as tips and everyday items you can use to keep portions in check.

  • Back to Basics: Carbohydrates and Diabetes

    Get the facts on carbohydrates and their role in diabetes management, including: what carbohydrates are, why we need them and how to spot them on food labels.

  • Sugar Producer; Grower of the Month

    Why Lobbying Matters; Mexico and Biotech are among the top issues for Nebraska grower, Mario Pitts. He wants to do all he can to help ensure a profitable beet sugar industry in the future.

  • Sugar in the Diet: How Much Are We Actually Consuming?

    A look at the relationship between sugar intake and obesity prevalence and the important role sugar plays in nutrient delivery.

  • The Sugar-Fat SeeSaw- Achieving a Balanced Diet

    Sugar-Fat Seesaw: Learn about the sugar-fat seesaw effect and the research behind BMI trends and obesity prevalence.

  • Putting it in Perspective: New Research Confirms Reducing Overall Caloric Intake Should Be Our Focus

    This article shares the findings after researchers examined the diets of more than 100,000 people in the UK who are part of an ongoing health study.

  • The Sweet Taste of Success

    This article captures the passion our growers put into their work every day. Our grower, Everett Gabel, shares how Western Sugar gets sugar from ground the grocery shelves.

  • Why Sugar Is Added to Food: Food Science 101

    The Institute of Food Technologists review, “Why Sugar is Added to Food: Food Science 101” published in Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, is an excellent overview of sugar’s essential functional roles in food formulation. This review also covers alternative sweetener options and states flaws and obstacles in the Food and Drug Administration’s proposal … Continued

  • Can we reformulate foods to eat our way out of obesity?

    This document discusses the issues surrounding the push to reformulate foods using ingredient substitution and whether this is best way to solve the problem of increasing numbers of individuals that are overweight and obese or will it simply create a new set of problems.