U.S. sugar farmers want to keep restricting the inflow of foreign supplies just as much as sweetener users – think candy and food companies – want to increase imports and push down prices. As a result, friction between the two sides is heating up as Congress prepares to write the next five-year farm bill.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2017 - Just a day after EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt sent a letter aimed at silencing strong concerns voiced by Midwestern U.S. senators and governors about implementation of the Renewable Fuel Standard, a northeastern governor weighed in on behalf of refineries, asking for a waiver.
WASHINGTON, June 6, 2017 – The U.S. and Mexico today announced a preliminary agreement on a new system to regulate the flow of Mexican sugar into the U.S., but U.S. sugar refiners and rowers are not supporting the deal.
WASHINGTON, May 10, 2017 - Eight Senate Democrats are calling for an investigation into whether or not Carl Icahn violated market protection laws through his dealings in the Renewable Identification Numbers market.