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“Based in Washington, DC, the Sugar Association has served as the scientific voice of the U.S. sugar industry since 1943. On behalf of the sugarbeet and sugarcane growers, processors and refiners we represent, we work to increase consumer understanding and confidence in the role that real sugar plays in a nutritious, balanced and enjoyable diet. We do this by connecting people with real sugar facts and stories through social media; offering free educational handouts and videos to consumers, educators and health professionals; and exhibiting at conferences. This is also accomplished through advocating for evidence-based federal nutrition and food policy and supporting new research that helps us understand food, nutrition, the consumers and the role sugar plays in the diet.”

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Sugarbeet industry celebrates first National Real Sugar Day

October 13, 2022

There is no doubt that autumn is one of the most exciting times of the year for the world of sugar. The sugarbeet and sugarcane harvests start, Halloween is around the corner, and Thanksgiving and Christmas aren’t far away. This month, there is a new day to celebrate — the first ever National Real Sugar […]

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Ahead of White House conference, Sugar Association pushes FDA for stricter labeling on sweeteners

September 23, 2022

The Sugar Association is stepping up pressure on FDA to respond to its 2020 petition requesting more transparent labeling for sweeteners in food. “The FDA’s rules for alternative sweetener labeling are antiquated and mislead consumers about what is really happening in the food supply. Further agency delay on this important issue will make the problem worse,” said […]

Front-of-pack food labeling gets focus ahead of White House conference

September 21, 2022

The idea of requiring nutrition labels on the front of food packages to disclose sugar and fat content is getting increased attention ahead of the first White House conference in more than half a century on hunger and nutrition policy. An official task force report informing the conference has included front-of-package nutrition labels in its recommended policy actions. […]

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