Petition statement to be delivered to American Crystal Sugar CEO David Berg and ACS Board Members

American Crystal Sugar: Greed’s Never Sweet

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American Crystal Sugar: Greed’s Never Sweet

To be delivered to American Crystal Sugar CEO David Berg and ACS Board Members

Petition Statement

I pledge to boycott American Crystal Sugar products until CEO David Berg and the company’s board members end the lockout and come back to the table with workers to negotiate a fair contract.
There are currently 15,784 signatures. NEW goal - We need 20,000 signatures!

Petition Background

The CEO and board members of American Crystal Sugar (ACS)—the nation’s largest sugar beet processor—have blocked me and hundreds of my co-workers from our jobs for more than a year, denying us incomes and health care benefits to support our families.

What’s worse, ACS made record profits last year and paid CEO David Berg $2.4 million in compensation. All this while we struggle to make ends meet, small businesses in our communities—that rely on us to keep the doors open—have been forced to close, and sugar beet farmers are being forced to “turn under” their crops and are seeing significantly lower payments for their beets compared with what they get from other sugar producers.

Sign our boycott pledge to let CEO Berg and ACS board members you won’t stand for their corporate greed.

American Crystal Sugar products being boycotted include American Crystal Sugar bags of sugar labeled Crystal Sugar and “Market Pantry” sugar sold in Target stores in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin.

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