Glyphosates Part III: The Sugaright Solution

Glyphosates Part III: The Sugaright Solution Glyphosate, the world's most widely used herbicide, has dominated headlines over the last year due to the thousands of lawsuits brought by consumers who claim that the chemical causes cancer. As glyphosate is used in almost all of the sugar beets grown in the US, the concern over the presence of glyphosate in the US sugar supply is taking center stage. Sugaright wants to help our customers manage this risk by increased understanding of a dynamic and complex topic AND by offering a glyphosate-free option for their liquid sugar purchases. Glyphosates are a major concern of food companies who want to assure that their finished products are safe fo

Another Year, Same Three Old Guys

Paul Farmer, President CSC Sugar/Sugaright, will reunite with Bill O’Conner of Watkinson Miller PLLC and Jack Roney of the American Sugar Alliance to once again give his unique perspective on current U.S. sugar policy and how political influence increases the price food manufacturers must ultimately pay for this critical commodity. U.S. sugar policy remains the largest factor shaping the domestic sugar market. Whether adhering to the federal sugar program or the U.S.-Mexico suspension agreements, sugar buyers are faced with market-bending quantity restrictions and government-established price floors that limit options and oftentimes dictate actions. The panel will review the market situation

Glyphosates Part II: Consumers, Confused AND Concerned

Glyphosate, the world's most widely used herbicide, has dominated headlines over the last year due to the thousands of lawsuits brought by consumers who claim that the chemical causes cancer. As glyphosate is used in almost all of the sugar beets grown in the US, the concern over the presence of glyphosate in the US sugar supply is taking center stage. Sugaright wants to help our customers manage this risk by increased understanding of a dynamic and complex topic AND by offering a glyphosate-free option for their liquid sugar purchases. How Much is Too Much? While retail companies may believe that they have science on their side, recent court make clear that that argument may not be enough

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