Tag: Idaho

Boise’s Amalgamated Sets Sugar-Making Record, Credits Genetic Modification, Breeding

Boise’s Amalgamated Sets Sugar-Making Record, Credits Genetic Modification, Breeding By: Zach Kyle, Idaho Statesman April 25, 2017 Amalgamated Sugar Co, the company that buys all of the sugar beets grown in Idaho, has just finished processing the 2016 crop and says it will result in a record 2.34 billion pounds of sugar. The growers harvested … Read More

Amalgamated Sugar Factory Celebrates 75 Years

Amalgamated Sugar Factory Celebrates 75 Years By Sean Bunce, Idaho Press-Tribune March 25, 2017 NAMPA – You can see it from almost anywhere in Nampa – the tall, white factory standing out in the open skyline, steam pouring from pipes that sprout in all directions. Within a five-mile radius, you can probably smell it too, as freshly … Read More