POLITICO Morning Trade: USMCA Rescue Mission

SWEETENER USERS PROTEST MEXICO TARIFFS: U.S. food and beverage manufacturers who rely on Mexico for nearly one-third of U.S. sugar imports also are among the many business groups protesting Trump’s new tariff plan. “American food and beverage companies will be made even less competitive — yet again — by misguided government policy,” the Sweetener Users Association…

Hagstrom Report / The Fence Post: Official: NAFTA withdrawal would mean 15 cent Mexican sugar tariff

If President Donald Trump withdraws from the North American Free Trade Agreement, the U.S. tariff on sugar imports from Mexico would revert to the 15 cents per pound level in place before NAFTA went into effect, Jason Hafemeister, trade adviser to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, told the International Sweetener Colloquium, a meeting of sweetener users…

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.            …