Entries by Golden Growers

HARLESS ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF GOLDEN GROWERS

At the conclusion of the Golden Growers Annual Meeting, the Board of Directors elected Mark Harless of Moorhead, MN to be Chairman.  Harless his wife Lenae, and their son Paul farm near Borup, MN raising corn, soybeans, and edible beans. In addition to Harless, other officers selected include: Nicolas Pyle of Casselton, ND elected as First […]

Golden Growers Annual Meeting – March 24, 2015

Make your plans now to attend the Golden Growers Cooperative Annual Meeting beginning at 9 am, Tuesday, March 24th at the Courtyard by Marriott in Moorhead, MN This is a great time to visit with your fellow members, hear what has occurred in the prior year, and learn more about your Cooperative’s Business. The agenda […]

Food Trend Expert Todd Hale To Speak At GGC Annual Meeting

You won’t want to miss this year’s featured speaker! Golden Growers welcomes recognized consumer insights thought leader, Todd Hale. Mr. Hale’s engaging presentation, Tracking Trends that Matter, will focus on consumer shopping, buying, and consumption behaviors that are driving trends and market reactions in the food and beverage industry. Todd Hale’s 36 years of experience […]

Streamlined Transfers for Trusts, Joint Tenants, or Tenants in Common

The Golden Growers Board of Directors implemented a new policy to simplify some common transfers.  The policy applies to transfers to trusts and for the addition or deletion of a tenant. Because of estate planning, many GGC members make requests to transfer their membership interest into a trust or they request the addition of a […]

Sosland: United States, Mexico draft sweet agreement

The governments of the United States and Mexico drafted an historic sugar trade agreement Oct. 27 in an effort to avoid potential U.S. import duties of more than 50% and the possibility of an escalating trade war. If ratified, it likely will be the biggest news in the sugar market since Jan. 1, 2008, when […]

Sosland: I.T.C finds injury in sugar dumping case

WASHINGTON — The U.S. International Trade Commission on May 9 made a preliminary determination of injury and will proceed with antidumping and countervailing duty investigations of U.S. imports of sugar from Mexico. The preliminary determination follows a decision by the U.S. Department of Commerce to initiate the case on April 18. U.S. sugar producers petitioned […]

Food Availability of glucose and fat, but not fructose, increased in the US between 1970 and 2009

Conclusions: These data suggest that total fructose availability in the US did not increase between 1970 and 2009 and, thus, was unlikely to have been a unique causal factor in the increased obesity prevalence. We conclude that increased total energy intake, due to increased availability of foods providing glucose (primarily as starch in grains) and fat, to be […]

Golden Growers total payout hits milestone

MOORHEAD, Minn. — As of February 2013, cash distributions for owners of Golden Growers Cooperative, a high-fructose corn sweetener plant in Wahpeton, N.D., surpassed the $3.45 per unit that farmers originally invested to build the plant in 1995. At the Golden Growers annual meeting in Moorhead, Minn., on March 21, co-op officials reported earnings per […]