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Dr. Courtney Gaine Named Sugar Association Interim President and CEO

January 13, 2016

The Sugar Association Board of Directors announces that Courtney Gaine, PhD, RD, has been named interim president and CEO for the organization.

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Dr. Courtney Gaine in The Daily Caller: Targeting Sugar Is An Oversimplified Approach to Complex Problem of Obesity

April 10, 2015

The dilemma of the low-hanging fruit has plagued mankind since the beginning of time.

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Setting the record straight on sweeteners

October 31, 2014

Obesity and related diseases are serious. Nobody, particularly our members who grow and process sugar across the country, discounts that.

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Andy Briscoe in the Orlando Sentinel: Policing sucrose is not panacea

July 18, 2014

Unfortunately, for Florida and all sugar farmers, industrial users of sugar and, most important, consumers, this all-natural product is being scapegoated for the rise in obesity and other diseases.

Sugar’s getting a bad rap

April 18, 2014

All-natural sugar is currently being scapegoated for all kinds of health problems, despite the fact that Americans consume less of it now than we did during the days when Mean Joe Greene anchored the Steel Curtain.

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Don’t believe everything you hear about ‘sugar’

February 12, 2014

Andy Briscoe, head of the Sugar Association, says the media often confuse natural sugar for high-fructose corn syrup.

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