Companies in the business of selling sugar-laced candy and soda drinks increase lobbying efforts...

|By:, SA News Editor

Companies in the business of selling sugar-laced candy and soda drinks increase lobbying efforts to Congress with a goal of seeing decades-old government mandates on sugar imports and pricing end. Growers support the program which will be up for debate next week as part of the farming bill, while opponents argue that consumers see higher food prices due to the manipulation of the sugar market.