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Food Navigator Highlights Science-Based Message Strategy Behind New Sugar.org Website

August 14, 2018

Leading food and ingredient news outlet Food Navigator interviewed Sugar Association Vice President of Communications Chris Hogan about the newly launched Sugar.org website.

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Chris Hogan Joins the Sugar Association as Vice President of Communications

April 9, 2018

Continuing its efforts to bring facts and balance to the dialogue about sugar, the Sugar Association has hired industry veteran Chris Hogan as its Vice President of Communications.

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Dr. Courtney Gaine featured in Food Dive: Sugar’s Future Tastes Sweet Despite Health Push, Competing Sweeteners

March 1, 2018

Along with other scientists in the field, Dr. Courtney Gaine, Sugar Association President and CEO, commented on both the trends in sugar consumption and the unique functional properties of sugar in foods.

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Changes in Sugar Association Mission, Leadership Signal Industry Evolution

March 2, 2017

March 2, 2017 The Sugar Association, Inc., has named nutrition scientist Courtney Gaine, Ph.D., R.D., to lead the organization as chief executive officer and hired two key staff members to help carry out its updated mission with a focus on science and transparency, said Chairman of the Board Brian O’Malley. “Dr. Gaine has the expertise […]

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Food Business News looks at rising obesity rates and declining sweetener use

June 22, 2016

A new study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) showing rising obesity rates over the last decade and recent data from the Economic Research Service (E.R.S.) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture showing declining sweetener consumption during the same period has provided fodder for the Sugar Association to question whether sugar should be the primary target in the fight against obesity.

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Dr. Gaine Discusses Concerns with Added Sugars Labeling

May 31, 2016

The Sugar Association President and CEO, Dr. Courtney Gaine, recently discussed concerns regarding added sugars labeling with the Red River Farm Network.

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