Every commodity has its ups and downs. It's the nature of supply and demand. This autumn, it's sugar's turn. U.S. stockpiles shrank to their lowest level in 37 years in October, forcing both wholesale and retail prices to skyrocket and prompting the federal government to increase import quotas. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is forecasting that domestic inventories will shrink more than 35% through mid-2012. Retail prices have already risen nearly 10% since the beginning ...

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