SUA Applauds USMCA Entry Into Force and the Support It Brings for U.S. Sugar-Using Companies

The Sweetener Users Association (SUA) today issued the following statement applauding the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Congress for ensuring that the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) entered into force today.

A Century of Sugar

April 8, 2020 USDA ARS

Since 1980, Florida’s sugar yield has increased from 4.51 tons per acre to 6.13 tons per acre, mainly the result of higher yielding varieties developed at Canal Point east of Lake Okeechobee.