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Meet United Sugars.

Formed in January of 1994, United Sugars Corporation is the leading marketer of industrial sugar. We offer sugar for almost any use — and currently supply approximately one-fourth of the total U.S. demand.

Our supply chain is designed to assure that your sugar is consistently delivered on-time, and meets your specifications. Our focus on reliable supply adds real value, convenience, and peace of mind to your purchasing experience.

We're large enough to serve world leaders in the candy, baking, cereal, dairy and beverage industries — yet personal enough to understand your unique challenges.

United Sugars Corporation is a marketing cooperative owned by three sugar producers: American Crystal Sugar Company, Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative and United States Sugar Corporation.

American Crystal Sugar Company has its corporate headquarters and research center in Moorhead, Minnesota. The co-op operates factories at Moorhead, Crookston and East Grand Forks, Minnesota; Sidney, Montana; and Drayton and Hillsboro, North Dakota with a combined slice capacity of over 34,000 tons per day. American Crystal is owned by approximately 2,950 growers and employs 1,000 people full-time and another 1,000 during the harvest and processing campaign.

Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative has its office and beet processing factory in Wahpeton, North Dakota, where it operates a factory with a daily slice capacity of 500 tons. Minn-Dak is owned by approximately 480 shareholders and employs 245 people full-time plus 330 people for harvest and processing campaign.

United States Sugar Corporation based in Clewiston, Florida, is the most recent addition to the family of producers, making United Sugars the first truly nationwide producer and distributor of refined sugars. Founded in 1931, United States Sugar Corporation is Florida's largest grower of sugar cane, farming approximately 170,000 acres in South-Central Florida, and producing over 800,000 tons of raw sugar per year.