Last Updated: April 3, 2014
Topic: Sugar Policy
Current U.S sugar policy limits the supply and inflates the price of sugar, creating a serious business challenge for the U.S. confectionery and sugar-using industry.
Current U.S. sugar policies artificially limit the supply of refined sugar available to domestic candy makers, making it difficult for them to obtain supplies at a reasonable cost.
NCA supports reform of the current U.S. sugar program to put an end to tight sugar supplies, high sugar prices, plant closures and relocations, job losses, government waste and government intrusion on domestic sugar production.