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Published August 16, 2011, 11:11 AM

Sugar is strong, but challenges remain

STOWE, Vt. — High sugar prices and increased demand in the United States have allowed the U.S. and Mexican sugar markets to integrate more smoothly than expected under the North American Free Trade Agreement, but there could be troubles ahead, and sweetener users say more imports from other countries should be allowed to lower prices, industry and government officials said at the recent American Sugar Alliance Sweetener Symposium in Stowe, Vt.

By: Jerry Hagstrom, Special to Agweek

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