FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 18, 2017
CONTACT: Phillip Hayes, 202-271-5734
President-elect Donald Trump today announced his choice for Secretary of Agriculture. The American Sugar Alliance released the following statement about the man chosen to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture:
“We look forward to working closely with Gov. Perdue and the rest of the incoming administration to strengthen rural America, level the global playing field, and ensure the country’s continued ability to produce a safe and affordable food supply that is the envy of the world.”
The American Sugar Alliance represents the country’s sugarbeet and sugarcane producers, who back 142,000 jobs in 22 states.
For more information about the American Sugar Alliance, U.S. sugar policy, and foreign sugar subsidies, visit www.sugaralliance.org