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From Sweets to Sweat: Sugarbeet industry members find love for endurance sports

March 17, 2021

March 17, 2021 “Endurance athletes in the American sugarbeet industry have always understood the value of sugar and the important role in plays in getting them over the finish line.” Laura Rutherford, sugarbeet farmer and endurance runner, talked to six of these athletes, including Andy Fiske, VP of Finance and Operations at the Sugar Association, […]

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Science Prevails over Opinion: New Dietary Guidelines maintain 10 percent added sugars recommendation

March 6, 2021

March 6, 2021 “The DGAs have significant impact on U.S. food and agriculture, as they are the cornerstone of federal nutrition policy, including programs like school lunch, and swerve as authoritative dietary advice to the American public. Given their importance, it is critical they be derived using an objective and transparent approach to evaluate the […]

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Deep Scientific Roots: Maintaining consumer trust in the industry through transparency

January 4, 2021

January 4, 2021 Dr. Courtney Gaine, Presidents and CEO of the Sugar Association, explains the importance of the Association’s deep scientific roots. “The primary role of the Sugar Association is to serve as the scientific voice of the U.S. sugar industry. So, it’s critical that sharing our knowledge of real sugar with consumers starts with […]

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Home Baking Association Reelects Courtney Gaine as President

December 11, 2020

December 3, 2020 Courtney Gaine, PhD, president and chief executive officer of The Sugar Association, was reelected president of the Home Baking Association at a virtual annual membership meeting held in November. The association reached 7.25 million educators and bakers in the past year, Dr. Gaine said. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year the […]

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Sweetener safety in spotlight after study links stevia to gut microbial imbalance

December 9, 2020

December 9, 2020 “Dr. Courtney Gaine, president and CEO of the Sugar Association, asserts that this study highlights a significant issue that needs to be addressed by the industry: sugar replacement. “The use of artificial and low- and no-calorie sweeteners in food and beverages has surged more than 300 percent in the last five years,” […]

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HapPIE Holidays

December 2, 2020

November/December 2020 “Holiday baking is a longstanding tradition for many families with pie taking center stage. Whether you’re a baker or a consumer (and the world needs both), no one can argue with the fact that real sugar is essential to delicious, quality baked treats. The period between Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day is the […]

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