WASHINGTON — The Sugar Policy Alliance here is urging Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to increase sugar import quotas for the current fiscal year and the upcoming year to avoid shortages. In a letter signed by ConAgra Foods, General Mills, Kraft Foods, Nestlé USA, Unilever U.S. and others, the alliance points to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates that show U.S. sugar reserves have less than two weeks’ worth of supply on hand. Without ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
 

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)
 

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.