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Study Shows FDA Added Sugars Label Confuses Consumers

June 18, 2018

Majority of consumers incorrectly believe that retail bags or boxes of pure sugar contain added sugars.

Chris Hogan Joins the Sugar Association as Vice President of Communications

April 9, 2018

Continuing its efforts to bring facts and balance to the dialogue about sugar, the Sugar Association has hired industry veteran Chris Hogan as its Vice President of Communications

The Sugar Association Statement on PLOS Biology Perspective Article

November 21, 2017

First and foremost, let’s be clear that the article we are discussing is not actually a study, but a perspective: a collection of speculations and assumptions about events that happened nearly five decades ago, conducted by a group of researchers and funded by individuals and organizations that are known critics of the sugar industry.

Official Statement of The Sugar Association: “Sugar Produced with Biotechnology” Adopted by the Board of Directors on May 2, 2017

May 2, 2017

Sugar (sucrose) is a molecule that occurs naturally in all sugar beets and sugar cane. This sucrose molecule is identical, whether it comes from a sugar beet or a stalk of sugar cane and whether or not biotechnology was involved.

New Publications Focus on Role of Sweet Taste in Infant and Toddler Feeding

April 3, 2017

Sugar Association supports important scientific dialogue on the role of sugar and sweet taste in facilitating nutrient-dense nourishment for infants and toddlers.

Statement: Sugar Association Reminds FDA There Are No “Added Sugars” in Sugar

March 6, 2017

The Sugar Association submitted comments today to FDA on its draft guidance for compliance with newly adopted revisions to the Nutrition Facts Label that will appear on packaged foods and beverages.

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Sugar 101

A Crash Course on the Many Types of Sugar

All sugar is made by first extracting sugar juice from sugar beet or sugar cane plants., and from there, many types of sugar can be produced.

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