History of Wyoming Sugar Company
C.F. Robertson traveled to Worland area to complete a survey for the Hanover Canal.
J.W. Pulliam planted 600 acres of sugar beets and grain as a pilot project (1st-time sugar beets planted in the Big Horn Basin.)
The railroad came to Worland
growers in area were under contract to grow sugar beets, which were then sent by rail to Billings, Montana for processing.
the Wyoming Sugar Company of Ogden, Utah, announced plans to construct a beet sugar factory in Worland. 4,000 acres were contracted and the $1,000,000 factory was completed in one year to process the first crop in 1917.
Holly Sugar Corporation acquired the Worland Factory
Holly Sugar was acquired by Imperial Sugar.
local investors comprised of growers, local business, employees, and citizens purchased the Worland Factory from Imperial Sugar.
all non-grower investors had been bought out of the Company receiving their initial investment plus a return and the Company became 100% Grower Owned.
In February of 2018 Wyoming Sugar became a member of the United Sugars Corporation, a national marketing cooperative comprised of Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative, U.S. Sugar, and American Crystal Sugar Company. Then on September 1, 2018 Wyoming Sugar converted from a Limited Liability Company to a Grower owned Cooperative.