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Cuba's open doors don't mean open for business

Dec 18, 2014
Despite thawing U.S.-Cuba relations, full-blown business opportunities are largely years away.
Posted In: cuba, tourism, sugar, rum, business opportunity
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US sugar policy leaves sour taste for candy makers

Aug 27, 2014
New tariffs are another policy win for U.S. growers, and prices will stay high.
Posted In: tariffs, Mexico, sugar

PODCAST: Your breakfast view will change

Feb 27, 2014
The White House changes the look and focus of nutrition labels.
Posted In: nutrition labels, sugar

Cane sugar v. corn syrup: Battle of the sweeteners

Mar 20, 2012
Cane sugar and corn syrup at going at it in court. Sugar doesn't want to be confused with syrup and they both want to hold onto their markets.
Posted In: sugar, corn syrup, cane sugar

Sugar: Public (health) enemy No. 1?

Mar 1, 2012
Commentator Mark Bittman argues we should regulate sugar like we do cigarettes.
Posted In: sugar, Health

Stevia braces for a sweeter year in U.S., Europe

Jan 4, 2012
The low-calorie, natural sweetener Stevia is set to show up in more drinks and desserts this year. Its market share grew in the U.S. last year, and now the European Union will also allow its sale.
Posted In: stevia, sugar, Food

General Mills cereals hitting a 'sweetness threshold'

Oct 12, 2011
Lucky Charms may be "magically delicious," but that flavor that kids (and adults) crave is thanks to a carefully chosen ratio of sugar in every b...
Posted In: cereal, General Mills, Lucky Charms, sugar

Corn syrup v. Corn sugar?

Sep 14, 2010
This final note today, one that pretty much writes itself, to be honest with you. The Corn Refiners Association has just about had it with the...
Posted In: Agriculture, FDA, food and drink, semantics, sugar