• Ken Buck Visits Fort Morgan

    U.S. Representative Ken Buck visited our Fort Morgan sugar beet processing facility on November 4, 2016. We were delighted to have the Congressman show such enthusiasm for our industry’s well being. We had a fruitful discussion and policies impacting the sugar industry and took an informative tour of the plant.

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  • Deb Fischer Visits Scottsbluff Factory

    United States Senator Deb Fischer took time from her busy schedule to stop by and visit our newly renovated and expanded Scottsbluff sugar beet processing facility. The Senator was brimming with curiosity and fantastic questions for the local staff and management alike. As a native western Nebraskan and rancher, Senator Fischer continues to be a … Continued

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  • Sugar Beet Days

    Western Sugar growers, agricultural staff and future farmers of America members volunteered in a booth for sugar beet days in Sterling, Colorado. Fun was had by all making and distributing cotton candy. Our growers donated over 500 two pound bags of sugar to the event to hand out to the community just in time for … Continued

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  • IBIE Presents Honorable Mention in Sustainability

    Western Sugar made their first exhibiting debut at the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) on October 8th, 2016. The show, which is only every three years, extended for four days in total. Western Sugar exhibited their booth in order to have face-to-face conversations with both current and potential customers alike. IBIE awarded Western Sugar with … Continued

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  • Boulder County Commissioners Forum

    On Tuesday evening, September 20th the Farmers Alliance for Integrated Resources (FAIR) hosted a forum in conjunction with the Colorado Farm bureau and BIO that featured the two existing Boulder County Commissioners, Deb Gardner and Elise Jones, along with their two opponents seeking their seats, Kevin Sipple and Paul Danish. Commissioners Gardner and Jones made … Continued

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  • Future Farmers of America GMO Seminar

    High School members of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) program have volunteered to man a booth with Western Sugar farmers at Sterling, Colorado’s Sugar Beet Days. This annual event is a great way for the community to get together and celebrate another harvest season. Western Sugar representatives Shawn Brecht and Rebecca Larson were joined … Continued

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  • Denver Office 14er

    The Western Sugar Cooperative’s Denver office faced the challenge of climbing one of Colorado’s “14ers” on  July 9th.  A group of fourteen employees and spouses climbed the top of Mount Spaulding  where they gained 13,842 ft in elevation. From there, twelve went on to summit Mount Evans at 14,265 ft.  An additional six employees and … Continued

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  • Honorable Mention from B.E.S.T in Baking Program

    Western Sugar is pleased to announce that we are the recipients of an honorable mention in the ingredient category of the Becoming Environmentally Sustainable Together (B.E.S.T) in Baking Program.  The program seeks to identify companies who have made sustainability a top priority in their business practices. They recognize those who “foster energy conservation, reduced water … Continued

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  • Leadership Team Fights for Farmers’ Right to Choose

    On February 29, 2016, leaders from Western Sugar Cooperative addressed the Boulder County Commissioners regarding growing genetically modified (GM) crops on county open space. Rebecca Larson (left), Research Agronomist, explained how GM crops are the most extensively tested crops ever added to our food supply, and that independently published peer-reviewed experiments show GMOs to be … Continued

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  • Denver Office Celebrates the Holidays

    Rodney Perry, CEO, welcomed the Denver office to his home for the holidays. The group enjoyed dinner and a white elephant gift exchange.

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  • Sugar and Corn Refining Parties Settle Lawsuit

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  • Western Sugar Employees Run Monument Half Marathon

    Four Western Sugar employees participated in the Monument Marathon on Saturday, September 26th, 2015. Rodney Perry, Richard Caluori, Luke Rust, Kaitlin Behan and Blake Crawford completed the half marathon. The Monument Marathon was held in Gering, Nebraska, and is a fundraiser for the Western Nebraska Community College foundation. To read more about how Western Sugar … Continued

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