SUA Letter to Acting Under Secretary Hafemeister & Deputy Under Secretary Greene – Sugar Supplies Issue (4-20-21)

The Sweetener Users Association (SUA) wishes to reiterate our strong recommendation that the U.S. Department of Agriculture act expeditiously to increase supplies of sugar available in the domestic market through an increase in the Export Limit for Mexico, an increase in the raw sugar tariff-rate quota (TRQ), or a combination; and by working with the…

SUA Sugar Supplies Letter to USTR (3-12-21)

The Sweetener Users Association (SUA) appreciates the role that the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative plays in administering U.S. sugar policies, in particular the allocation of the tariff-rate quotas (TRQs). You are no doubt aware that operating U.S. sugar policy requires balance and judgment. To a greater extent than for most other commodities, sugar…

SUA Sugar Supplies Letter to USDA (3-12-21)

The Sweetener Users Association (SUA) congratulates you on being confirmed again as Secretary of Agriculture. SUA supported your nomination and looks forward to working with you and your team. From your prior service, you are no doubt aware that operating U.S. sugar policy requires balance and judgment. To a greater extent than for most other…