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Let’s Take Tour: Social media influencers help spread the good work about real sugar

February 3, 2022

“In an effort to shine a light on where sugar comes from and showcase the people who make up the sugar industry, the Sugar Association held two “Farm to Table Tours” during the 2021 sugarbeet and sugarcane harvests.” Read the full article at: http://read.uberflip.com/i/1443906-february-2022/27?

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Advocates fire two petitions targeting added sugars in school meals and restaurants

February 2, 2022

CSPI along with other advocates have filed a petition asking USDA to restrict added sugars in school meals and ban use of low-calorie sweeteners. The Sugar Association supports mandate on sweeteners, but says the proposed restriction on added sugars can have unintended consequences. “When it comes to competitive foods, policymakers need to consider the unintended […]

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Separating Fact from Fiction: Busting myths and gaining understanding about added sugars

January 6, 2022

Dr. Courtney Gaine, President and CEO of the Sugar Association shared, “As long as dietary data have been collected (over 100 years!), added sugars intake has never been below 10% of total calories. “Over the last 20 years, added sugars consumption has dropped nearly 30%, from 18.1 to 12.9% of total calories. Calorically sweetened beverages […]

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Sugar questions answered, just in time for last-minute holiday baking

December 10, 2021

“Making those last cookies or preparing some pies for Christmas and you’re not sure you have the right kind of sugar? Don’t worry, says The Sugar Association…The association offers a resources guide with answers to a lot of questions, including whether sugar spoils. (It doesn’t.) There also are some other facts and answers there, as well as […]

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With Farm to Table influencer tour, sugar industry works to connect consumers to the farm

November 3, 2021

On Sept. 28-30, 2021, the Sugar Association, together with the American Crystal Sugar Company and the Red River Valley Sugarbeet Growers Association, held their first “Farm to Table” tour for seven social media influencers from across the United States. The main goal of the tour was to demystify where sugar comes from and humanize the […]

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No One-Trick Pony; Sugar: an ingredient of many talents

November 1, 2021

“Often we are led to believe that sugar is hiding in many of the foods we eat. It’s not hiding; however, it may be added to foods for reasons consumers may have not expected, and it is certainly waiting for the recognition it deserves for the many supports roles it plays.” Read the full article […]

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