Statement on ITC TPP Report

Washington, DC (May 19, 2016) – Today, the Sweetener Users Association issued the following statement on the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) report on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). “We welcome the release of the ITC report on the TPP, as it helps lay the groundwork for congressional consideration and approval of the agreement this year.…

Bipartisan Letter from 45 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate to Y.s. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack Re: Sugar TRQ

We respectfully request that you immediately use your authority to make adequate sugar available in the United States at reasonable prices. Because of the federal sugar program and marketplace factors, both supplies and prices are distorted, to the detriment of workers, businesses, consumers – and even some segments of the sugar industry.