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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. In the article, Hogan outlines the goals for the completely revamped website and speaks to the importance of building messaging on science-based facts and information. The consumer-oriented site seeks to place sugar in, “a more accurate context of an overall diet and restore consumers’ sense of confidence in choosing sugar.”

Read the full article at: New website aims to offer ‘accurate context for sugar,’ address ‘pinpricks’ that led to its demonization

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Consumers focusing on wellness, balance

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August 7, 2019 Food Business News reported on a panel discussion moderated by Sugar Association President and CEO Courtney Gaine, PhD, at the 36th annual International Sweetener Symposium held August 6, 2019, in Asheville, NC. The panel addressed recent consumer research around wellness, balance and perceptions about sugar. Reporter Ron Sterk highlights the research presented […]

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August 7, 2019 Agri-Pulse reporter Ed Maixner interviewed Sugar Association President and CEO Courtney Gaine, PHD, at the 36th annual International Sweetener Symposium held August 6, 2019, in Asheville, NC. Gaine moderated a panel discussion about consumer’s perceptions of sugar and the need to reformulate how consumers view sugar in their diets, based on realities […]

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FDA gives sugar, syrup and honey an extra year to comply with NFP added sugars mandate

June 19, 2019

June 19, 2019 IEG Policy published an article regarding the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) final guidance clarifying the exemption of sugar and honey from the Nutrition Facts panel added sugars declaration. Reporter Margarita Raycheva writes: “It is a relief for the sugar industry to finally have a path forward with labeling bags and […]

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