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USDA Latest Report of Sugar and Sweeteners Anticipating Record Production

 

There is an optimism looking at future production of US sugar supplies for the 2016/2017 fiscal year. Looking at month-by-month reports, there is a promising increase in production – especially from locations in Florida and Louisiana. “The increase is primarily due to production estimated to reach 9.208 million STRV, a record fiscal year level of domestic sugar production, eclipsing the high mark established in 1999/2000. “

The August 18, 2016 update of the Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook report is available at http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/sssm-sugar-and-sweeteners-outlook/sssm336.aspx

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