Michigan Sugar Company Acquires Assets of AmCane Sugar, LLC

(AREA) — Michigan Sugar Company, maker of Pioneer and Big Chief brand sugars, has acquired the assets of AmCane Sugar LLC, a cane sugar refiner and specialty sugar manufacturer based in Taylor, Michigan. The addition of AmCane will broaden Michigan Sugar’s product offerings and allow it to meet its customers’ requirements for a variety of specialty products and organic sugars. AmCane’s refinery in Taylor and its packaging and blending operation in Toledo, Ohio, will increase Michigan Sugar’s revenues by over $60 million and increase its sugar sales volumes by nearly 15 percent. AmCane employs 100 workers at their two facilities and refines a broad line of specialized cane sugar products. According to Michigan Sugar President and CEO Mark Flegenheimer, adding cane sugar products to its product lineup will allow Michigan Sugar to better serve customers while maintaining a keen focus on value-enhanced products.