There is molasses in beet pulp pellets and beet pulp shreds as a by-product of the manufacturing at the sugar factory. Molasses is added to the beet pulp during the pulp drying phase so it does not ferment. There is only a very small amount of molasses in the beet pulp pellets and shreds, about 3%. Standlee does not add molasses to the product. When choosing which beet pulp product to feed your animals, it is important to look at the actual sugar content. Standlee beet pulp pellets have about 7% sugar and the beet pulp shreds have about 10% of this 3% is from by-product molasses.