With USMCA Ratified by Mexico, It’s Time for Congress to Act

Swift U.S. Congressional Approval Will Benefit American Consumers and Manufacturers Washington, D.C. (June 19, 2019) – The Sweetener Users Association (SUA) today issued the following statement on the news that Mexico ratified the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): Over 950 U.S. food and agriculture groups/businesses, including SUA, have urged Congress to quickly ratify the USMCA and mitigate the…

New Tariffs on Mexico Sugar Imports Would Harm U.S. Manufacturers, Consumers in an Already High-Price Market

American Food and Beverage Companies Will Be Made Less Competitive Again by Government Policy Washington, D.C. (June 3, 2019) – The Sweetener Users Association (SUA) today issued the following statement in response to proposed new tariffs on Mexican imports announced by President Trump last week. For America’s food and beverage manufacturers, their employees and the…

Farm Bill Conferees Fail U.S. Consumers and Manufacturers with Subsidy Increases to Big Sugar

‘Increase in Sugar Lobby’s Already-generous Subsidies Has Been Air-dropped into Conference Report’ Washington, D.C. (December 11, 2018) – The Sweetener Users Association (SUA) today issued the following statement in response to the news that lawmakers have raised the loan rates for cane sugar and beet sugar in the 2018 farm bill conference. First, lawmakers miss…

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.…