Sugaright: Turning Liquid Sugar Green

"Right choices for you, right for the environment, right for your bottom line" Sustaining the environment forms the core of our line of Sugaright liquid sugar products, available in a range of colors. No longer just “one size fits all”, food manufacturers now have an “eco-friendly” choice. Our Selective Separation process uses only a fraction of the energy of a traditional refinery and produces only minimal wastewater effluents: To help our customers meet their sustainability commitments, we implemented an innovative multi-pronged production and distribution strategy. Reduced energy costs and usage by eliminating the evaporation and crystallization steps. Data from different refineries ind

Non-GMO Sugar: It’s All About the Consumer

Over the years, America's beet sugar supply has largely transitioned to genetically modified beets. The DNA has been modified so the sugar beets can withstand the application of Round-Up, a commercial herbicide, thus increasing yields. BUT many consumers perceive a health risk in GMO foods. The "simple" solution for food manufacturers whose customers prefer non-GMO ingredients is to use cane sugar instead of beet sugar. Cane sugar available commercially is one crop that has not yet been genetically modified. While some sugar companies are choosing to apply for Non-GMO Project Verified seals for their cane sugar, in reality consumers and brands should know that all refined cane sugar is curr

Go Clean Label With Sugaright: Replacing HFCS With Liquid Sugar

With many consumers concerned about the correlation between the consumption of HFCS and health issues, many food companies are replacing HFCS with sucrose (cane or beet sugar). And when non-GMO is required, then liquid cane sugar is the preferred option, as almost all corn based sweeteners and beet sugar produced in the US come from genetically modified raw materials. If your company is considering making the switch, the technical team at Sugaright is available to help answer your questions: What is the difference between HFCS and sugar? What about calories and sweetness? What is the conversion ratio between HFCS and Liquid Sucrose? Come visit us at IFT Food Expo Booth V221 to begin the con

US-Mex Sugar Deal: A Challenge to Innovation

To all of our customers and suppliers, Today the Government of Mexico and the U.S. Dept. of Commerce came to an agreement for a revision of the Suspension Agreement. The terms of the agreement will effectively reduce domestic competition in the sugar industry resulting in higher prices for food manufacturers and ultimately for consumers. This is not the result we were hoping for and certainly not the outcome desired by our customers. I am proud to say that we spent many hours in D.C. communicating our expectations for a fair and reasonable trade agreement with Mexico. We have stood in solidarity with the interests of our customers and suppliers who depend on access to fairly priced and fai

US Mexico Sugar Deal: What do you say Wilbur???

The consensus from the trading desk at CSC Sugar (parent company of Sugaright) is that a deal will be made between the US Dept of Commerce and the Mexican Sugar Industry. Hopefully, a long period of uncertainty is finally coming to an end. An announcement will be made by Monday, June 5. What do we expect? Direct consumption shipments from Mexico will be cut by over 50% Raw sugar quality will be lowered to max 99.35 polarization Raw sugar shipments must be in bulk vessels. And if there is no agreement, it is expected that the TRQ will be increased to assure adequate supply of raw sugar to the refiners. What is the consequence of this new deal for the food industry? The amount of Mexican sug

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