U.S., Mexican Governments Settle Sugar Subsidy and Dumping Cases

WASHINGTON (October 28, 2014)—U.S. and Mexican government officials yesterday initialed an accord to suspend the ongoing antidumping and countervailing duty investigations of sugar from Mexico. Phillip Hayes, a spokesman for the American Sugar Alliance, released the following statement about the settlement. “U.S. government officials should be commended for their hard work and diligence in reaching…

Sugar = Pure Profit for Grocers

Grocers do not have easy jobs.

Keeping fresh food stocked in well-lit, clean, giant stores so that Americans can shop on a whim for everything from cumquats to canola oil on a 24-7 basis is daunting to say the least.

But it also has some perks for grocers, profits from sales of sugar being one of them.