THE FAIR TRADE CANE SUGAR STORY

WHAT THE CAMPAIGN IS ABOUT

 

If current and proposed EU policies continue to unfairly restrict access to raw sugar, cane refiners will not survive as part of the supply mix in Europe’s sugar sector. Their disappearance would be regrettable but understandable if they were uncompetitive in a market sense. But this is not the case. Cane refiners are being driven out of business by EU policy choices that prevent a level playing field among cane and competing sugars from beet and isoglucose producers.

 

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