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News & Events

St. Cloud Times – “Oil boom sprouts from Pierz company’s sunflowers”

SCTimes writer Jake Laxen did an amazing job covering our company and how we’ve grown and progressed. Read the article, watch an interview with Tom Smude, and look at pictures of the process at:     http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/food/2015/05/26/oil-smude-sunflower-sunflower-oil-oil-olive-oil-smudes-sunflower-oil-pierz/27961009/

Midwest Pantry TOPS Awards

Smude’s Sunflower Oil received the 2015 “Shelf Classics” from Midwest Pantry. Look at other winners including, Curly Girlz Candy and Mademoiselle Miel, just follow the link: http://www.midwestpantry.com/tops-awards/

Smude Sunflower Oil TV Airing

TV airing on Smude Sunflower Oil – TPT MPLS. To learn more, please click the link below: http://www.mnvideovault.org/index.php?id=22712&select_index=3&popup=yes

Recipes from the TPT MPLS

For recipes from the TPT MPLS program, please go to: http://www.tpt.org/?a=almanac#recipes

Cooking With KARE 11

Chef Lucia Watson is using our Smude Sunflower Oil at Maple Grove Farmers Market Spring Preview!

Home Grown Experience – Nicollet Island

This past summer we were at Nicollet Island for the Home Grown Experience. Below is a link to the WCCO website with their brodcast: http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2011/08/21/local-businesses-gather-at-homegrown-experience/

Tom Smude honored “Outstanding Young Farmer” in 2011

Tom was honored by the Minnesota Jaycees as a finalist for Outstanding Young Farmer in 2011.  To learn more, please click the link below: http://www.minnpost.com/ypn/2011/12/19/33630/2011_oyf_finalist_profile_sunflower_farmer_tom_smude

“On The Road With Jason Davis”

One of our retail locations was recently featured on Channel 5 Eyewittness News.  The Freedhem Store was visited by Jason Davis with “On the road with Jason Davis.”  To see the video, please click the link below: http://kstp.com/article/26/