Ag Economist & Policy Experts: It’s Time to Modernize Sugar in Farm Bill

U.S. Sugar Policy, Mexico Suspension Agreements and Trade Top Colloquium Agenda Washington, DC (February 14, 2018) – During this week’s 2018 International Sweetener Colloquium in in Orlando, Fla., co-hosted by the Sweetener Users Association (SUA) and the International Dairy Foods Association, policy experts and analysts discussed the most pressing issues facing the global sweetener industry.…

2018 International Sweetener Colloquium

The Colloquium has long been considered the industry’s premier meeting. This annual event provides a unique opportunity for key players from all sectors to discuss the most pressing issues facing the global sweetener industry. The Colloquium will be held from February 11-14, 2018, at The Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes in Orlando, FL.            …

Determination of Trade Surplus in Certain Sugar and Syrup Goods and Sugar-Containing Products of Chile, Morocco, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru, Colombia, and Panama

In accordance with the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is providing notice of its determination of the trade surplus in certain sugar and syrup goods and sugar-containing products of Chile, Morocco, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru, Colombia and Panama. The level…

December 2017 Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook

The December World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) raised U.S. domestic sugar production projections in 2017/18 by 409,000 short tons, raw value (STRV), to 9.245 million STRV. The increase is due to higher recovery rates reported from beet sugar processors early in the slicing campaign that are expected to continue throughout the year. Cane…

November 2017 Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook

The November World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) raised projected ending stocks in 2017/18 by 78,000 short tons, raw value (STRV), as higher inventories were reported by processors heading into the year. Projected domestic deliveries for food and beverage use in 2017/18 are reduced 123,000 STRV, as reported deliveries in 2016/17 are estimated at…