Sugar logo

June/July 2019

What is sugar, and where does it come from? Those sound like some simple questions to us, but not so for many consumers. Understanding Consumer Perceptions While sugar is still the most popularly used sweetener (77 percent reported using table sugar in the past 30 days, with honey No. 2 at 61 percent), we’ve learned that consumers still don’t know a whole lot about their favorite sweetener. Shockingly, our survey results showed only 29 percent of consumers agree that table sugar is a naturally occurring sugar (honey was No. 1 at 79 percent).

Read the full article at: http://read.uberflip.com/i/1119886-june-july-2019

In the News

AG week

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 […]

IHS Markit

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. […]

More Articles

Stay in Touch

Sign Up