PORT WENTWORTH, Ga., October 9, 2017 — Imperial Sugar Company (“ISC”) is proud to announce that multiple products under the flagship retail brands Imperial Sugar and Dixie Crystals have secured Non-GMO Project verification.
Imperial Sugar and Dixie Crystals Non-GMO Project Verified products include:
- 2-lb, 4-lb, 5-lb, 10-lb and 25-lb extra-fine granulated sugar
- 1-lb, 2-lb, 25-lb, 50-lb 6X and 10X powdered sugar
- 1-lb, 2-lb, 25-lb, 50-lb light brown sugar
- 1-lb, 2-lb, 25-lb, 50-lb dark brown sugar
Imperial Sugar and Dixie Crystals products bearing the Non-GMO Project verification mark will begin appearing on store shelves in the last quarter of 2017.
Non-GMO Project Verified is a market leading standard, offering trusted third-party verification for consumers seeking non-GMO food and products. Non-GMO Project Verified is one of the fastest growing labels in the retail sector. The Non-GMO Project provides ongoing verification for all GMO risk ingredients, along with facility inspections and annual audits, to ensure that the highest market standards for GMO avoidance are continually met.
"The Non-GMO Project Verified seal of approval provides the additional layer of transparency that today's educated consumers expect. By earning Non-GMO Project verification for these products, we further demonstrate our longstanding commitment to meeting our customers’ evolving needs and offering them a full range of choices among ISC’s high quality sugar and sweeteners on the market,” said Mike Gorrell, President and CEO of Imperial Sugar Company.
About Imperial Sugar Company
Imperial Sugar Company (ISC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Louis Dreyfus Company, is a manufacturer and marketer of high-quality pure cane sugar, sweeteners, and specialty products. Founded in 1843, ISC has a rich American history backed by more than 170 years of refined sugar experience. Today, ISC offers a wide variety of cane sugar-based products marketed to food manufacturers, retail grocers and food service distributors in the U.S. The company’s flagship product line includes trusted brands Imperial Sugar®, Dixie Crystals® and Holly®. For more information about ISC, visit www.imperialsugarcompany.com