Tag: US Sugar

Peter SchorschSeptember 14, 2017
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4min330
U.S. Sugar is still tallying up the total cost of Hurricane Irma’s pass through their South Florida operations, but said Thursday the final figure will come in at more than $20 million. Judy Sanchez, U.S. Sugar’s senior director for corporate communications and public affairs, said the company’s employees and their families are safe, but that […]

Peter SchorschJune 9, 2017
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Florida sugar growers are pushing back hard on accusations that “Big Sugar and Big Citrus” had a hand in writing legislation to expand access to medical marijuana. On Thursday, the Tampa Bay Times reported that that tucked into sweeping legislation on medical marijuana is “preferential treatment to companies that promise to convert orange juice factories […]


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