US Sugar Policy

Big Sugar gets a “sweet deal” from lawmakers that leaves Americans paying the bill. Below we have compiled a few key articles that show just how unfair and outdated the US Sugar Policy is.

From the Washington Post, this video explains how Big Sugar continues to win in Washington:

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Learn more about the real costs of the US Sugar Program in this informational clip:

From John Stossel: “Sugar subsidies are welfare for the rich. They cost consumers billions a year.”


These groups are leading the fight for sugar reform: